• © Jay Subiakto
  • © Hanung Bramantyo
  • © Riri Riza
  • © Joko Anwar
  • © Eugene Panji
  • © Nia Dinata, Lasja Fauzia, Upi Avianto & Fatimah Rony


Sardono W Kusumo

Sardono W Kusumo Expanded cinemaThrough archive footage and his own experimental short films, this documentary reveals the man behind the legend of choreographer and filmmaker Sardono.

Teddy Soeriaatmadja

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.

Garin Nugroho

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 Nia Dinata is not afraid of censorship or tackling themes considered as ‘risky’ in Indonesia, such as homosexuality, immigration and polygamy.

Riri Riza

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.

Mira Lesmana

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.

Lavesh Samtani

Lavesh Samtani Producer and archivist Samtani fights for the preservation of Indonesian cinema. The TV channel he manages, IFliks, exclusively broadcasts national films.

Faozan Rizal

Faozan Rizal Faozan Rizal’s experimental short and full-length films explore the borders between dance, photography and cinema with poetic sensitivity.

Budi Irawanto

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.