Film CityAll citiesBrussels ThemesAll themes MonthEvery monthOctober 2017November 2017December 2017January 2018February 2018March 2018April 2018May 2018June 2018 GuestsProgramme Garin Nugroho Acclaimed at Cannes, Berlin and Venice, Garin Nugroho’s films decipher the diversity of Indonesian cultures in a way that resonates with audiences across the world. Nia Dinata Nia Dinata is not afraid of censorship or tackling themes considered as ‘risky’ in Indonesia, such as homosexuality, immigration and polygamy. Riri Riza In the films he both writes and directs, Riri Riza enjoys stretching the conventions of cinematic genre, resulting in his enormous popularity among Indonesian audiences. Teddy Soeriaatmadja Teddy sensitively explores relationships between marginalized people, such as the love of a boy for a sexagenarian, or that of a transsexual prostitute for her daughter. Mouly Surya A rising star in Indonesian cinema, Mouly Surya’s film Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts was selected for the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes in 2017. Faozan Rizal Faozan Rizal’s experimental short and full-length films explore the borders between dance, photography and cinema with poetic sensitivity. Sardono W. Kusumo A true living legend, Sardono has not only earned international fame for his choreographies but also for his acting career. Mira Lesmana Together with a group of young directors, producer Mira Lesmana played a crucial role in breathing new life into Indonesian cinema after the Reform. Budi Irawanto Budi Irawanto, professor at the Gadjah Mada University, has written two books on Indonesian cinema. He is also director of the Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival. Lavesh Samtani Producer and archivist Samtani fights for the preservation of Indonesian cinema. The TV channel he manages, IFliks, exclusively broadcasts national films.