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Sinematek: A struggling home historical films

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, March 25 2012 | 02:37 pm

PREMIUM In a cold, dark basement, a treasure — some 2,700 old and new films — lays on rows of shelves in silence, waiting for a chance to hit the big screen once again.

When the door to the basement floor was opened, a strange odor hit the nostrils.

The room, some 100 square meters in size, is home to extensive film collections, including those dating back to the 1940s. The collections a...