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Indonesian film ‘Humba Dreams’ receives CJ Entertainment Award in Busan

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Jakarta  /  Fri, October 20, 2017  /  11:38 am
Indonesian film ‘Humba Dreams’ receives CJ Entertainment Award in Busan

The movie follows a young film student in Jakarta who is asked to return to his village in Pulau Humba (a native word for Sumba Island in East Nusa Tenggara). (Shutterstock/File)

Indonesian film Humba Dreams received the CJ Entertainment Award at the Asian Project Market 2017 in Busan, South Korea.

Held on Oct. 17 during the 22nd Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), the event was a co-production platform designed to give emerging filmmakers an opportunity to meet international film professionals.

On the Asian Project Market 2017’s official website, CJ Entertainment is said to have committed US$10,000 to the award winner.

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Proyek Film HUMBA DREAMS Terima Penghargaan Di ASIAN PROJECT MARKET 2017! _ Film terbaru kami, HUMBA DREAMS, yang saat ini sedang dalam tahap paska produksi, menerima CJ Entertainment Award di Asian Project Market (APM) - Busan International Film Festival 2017. Sutradara Riri Riza dan Produser Mira Lesmana menerima langsung penghargaan tersebut pada Selasa malam 17 Oktober 2017 di Busan, Korea Selatan. Asian Project Market atau APM adalah ajang penting bagi Sutradara dan Produser film Asia, dimana proyek proyek film terpilih setelah melalui seleksi ketat, diperkenalkan kepada pelaku industri perfilman dunia untuk mendapat kemungkinan dukungan kerjasama. Pada APM 2017, #HUMBADREAMS merupakan satu-satunya proyek film yang mewakili Indonesia tahun ini. Terima kasih yang tak terhingga APM/ 부산국제영화제 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) @busanfilmfest dan CJ Entertainment @cjenmmovie untuk Penghargaan yang diberikan kepada HUMBA DREAMS. Terima kasih juga @pusbangfilm Kemendikbud Republik Indonesia untuk dukungannya. Nantikan kehadiran filmnya di Indonesia tahun depan 😇 _ Info lebih lengkap tentang APM bisa dilihat di : http://apm.asianfilmmarket.org _ #biff #asianprojectmarket

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The film’s producer Mira Lesmana and director Riri Riza announced the achievement on Miles Films’ official Instagram account on Thursday, stating that Humba Dreams was the only Indonesian film at the event.

According to kompas.com, Humba Dreams is currently in the post-production stage. The movie follows a young film student in Jakarta who is asked to return to his village in Pulau Humba (a native word for Sumba Island in East Nusa Tenggara). He then receives unused celluloid, leading him to process the films and discover his own identity. (jes/kes)

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