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Jakarta book fair highlights French literature, film screenings

Ni Nyoman Wira
Ni Nyoman Wira

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, October 13, 2017 | 10:05 am
Jakarta book fair highlights French literature, film screenings

The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is part of France's participation in the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017, on Oct. 11-15 as guest of honor. (Shutterstock/File)

A book fair initiated by the French Institute in Indonesia (IFI), the French Embassy and the Indonesian Publishers Association (IKAPI) is being held until Oct. 15 at the IFI auditorium in Thamrin, Central Jakarta.

The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is part of the European country's participation in the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 held in Frankfurt, Germany, on Oct. 11-15 as guest of honor.

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Pesta Buku ———————————————————— Dua tahun setelah Indonesia menjadi tamu kehormatan Frankfurt Book Fair, tahun ini adalah giliran Prancis. Untuk itu, IFI menyelenggarakan Pesta Buku bersamaan dengan pelaksanaan Frankfurt Book Fair. Selama tiga hari, selain menyusuri stan-stan buku Prancis dan Indonesia, pengunjung juga dapat mengikuti berbagai kegiatan menarik. ———————————————————— 12-15 Oktober 2017 | 09.00 – 17.00 IFI Thamrin GRATIS Selengkapnya: http://bit.ly/PestaBuku ———————————————————— #JadoreLeLivre #IFIndonesia #InstitutFrançais #InstitutFrancaisIndonesia #IFIJakarta #buku #books #livre #penerbit #publisher #eventjakarta #eventjkt #infojakarta #infojkt

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In addition to booths selling Indonesian and French books, the fair also hosts book-related film screenings of IFI's Ciné-macet program, such as West, Lulu femme nue, My Friend Raffi, La religieuse, The Pasta Detective and Le mepris

“Two years after Indonesia was the guest of honor [at the Frankfurt Book Fair], this year it will be France,” said Christian Gaujac, the French Embassy cultural attaché, in a press release. “As the main actor of cultural exchange between France and Indonesia, IFI wants to use this moment to underline the book-related collaboration between the two countries.” (kes)

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