FILMS

The latest trailers, short films, news and exclusive behind-the-scenes content from Indonesia’s film industry.

SCULPTING THE GIANT: TRAILER

A Balinese sculptor embracing his fate through 28 years endeavour of building one of the largest statue on earth.

documentary / feature film / trailer

Directed by Rheza Arden Wiguna & Banu Wirandoko

Production house: Seeds Motion & GFS Indonesia

Languages: English & Indonesian

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Caught between the traditions of his upbringing in rural Indonesia and his idealization of Western freedom, a teenager struggles with the expectations of imminent manhood.

drama / LGBT short film

Directed by  Yudho Aditya

Production house:  Babibutafilm & Indieflip

Language: Indonesian / Subtitles: English

Duration: 21.49

RONG TELU (THREE SPACES)

Ayu’s parents mysteriously disappeared 10 years ago. She tried to find them everyday until she felt hopeless, believing they were already dead. Suddenly, her brother came and explain everything that happened exactly 10 years ago.

drama / short film 

Written And Directed By Gandhi Bramayus

Language: Indonesian / Subtitles: English

Duration 16.15

SEBELUM IBLIS MENJEMPUT (MAY THE DEVIL TAKE YOU) TRAILER

Searching for answers to her father's mysterious illness, a young woman visits his old villa and uncovers a horrifying truth from the past.

drama / feature / trailer

Directed by Timo Tjahjanto

Language: Indonesian / Subtitles: English

Duration 01:43

IMPETIGORE: TRAILER

An out-of-luck woman decides to go back to her secluded home village in hopes of inheritance. Little does she know, the villagers have been waiting for her because she got what they needed to lift off a plaguing curse.

drama / feature film / trailer

Directed by Joko Anwar

Production house: BASE Entertainment, Ivanhoe Pictures, Rapi Films, CJ Entertainment

Language: Indonesian / Subtitles: English

Duration 01;45

BEFORE MORNING COMES

A prostitute and a street sweeper met one of the nights and have a conversation that bring the kindness for them. 

Drama/ short

Directed by Asaf Kharisma

Language: Indonesian

Subtitles: English

Duration: 14:41

ANAK LANANG (THE SONS)

Four elementary school students talk about their daily life on a pedicab. Then, they realize that today is mother’s day.

Drama/ short

Directed by Wahyu Agung Prasetyo

Language Indonesian / Subtitles: Indonesian

English sub version here:

Duration: 14;55

GUDEG MBAH LINDU

This short movie tells a story of a single mother who gives her life to cooking and selling gudeg for over 80 years in order to take care of her family and to preserve Indonesia’s culinary heritage.

Doco / short

Directed by Michael Riswandi

Language: Indonesian.  For English sub version click here 

Duration: 05:00

SAVE OUR FOREST GIANTS

The documentary aims to raise awareness of the threats to Sumatra elephants and build impetus for research on a recently recognised herpes virus, EEHV.

Doco / short

Directed by Aditya Ahmad

A production of Tanakhir Films

Language Indonesian / Subtitles English

Duration 06:12

LIFE AT THE EDGE OF A VOLCANO

A breathtaking portrait of life in Indonesia, the most highly populated volcanic region in the world. 

documentary / short film

Directed by Justin Pelletier

This film is part of The Atlantic Selects

Language: English / Subtitles: English

Duration: 6.37

CHOPPERLAND 

A semi documentary short film about a notorious Chopper builder from South of Jakarta named Veroland and a glimpse of Indonesia's Chopper Scene.

semi documentary / short

Directed by:  Omar Annas

Production house: Elders Company and Kick Ass Choppers

Language: Indonesian / Subtitles: English

Duration 05:43