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Reviving Usmar Ismail’s legacy

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, June 24 2012 | 12:12 pm

PREMIUM While some Indonesians might be familiar with Usmar Ismail and his classic works, others might know little about the father of Indonesian cinema.

He is recognized for his efforts in developing the local film industry, including founding the Indonesian Film Producers Association (PPFI).

Among his credits are Darah dan Doa (Blood and Prayers, 1950), Enam Djam di Djogja (Six Hours in ...