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


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.

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.

Mouly Surya

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

Sardono W. Kusumo

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

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 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

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