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Livi Zheng produces film for Indonesia's UN Security Council campaign

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, January 5, 2018  /  01:02 pm
Livi Zheng produces film for Indonesia's UN Security Council campaign

Livi Zheng's new movie involved 850 Indonesian soldiers of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) as well as 309 personnel of the civil-military coordination task force and Force Protection Bureau. (Livi Zheng/File)

Indonesian director Livi Zheng has produced a film titled Indonesia: A True Partner for World Peace.

The film will reportedly be used by the government for a campaign to include Indonesia as a United Nations Security Council non-permanent member.

According to kompas.com, the filming took place in three locations, namely Jakarta; Sentul, West Java; and New York, United States. It also involved 850 Indonesian soldiers of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) as well as 309 personnel of the civil-military coordination task force and Force Protection Bureau.

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In addition to the aforementioned military units, the film also involved other UNIFIL support units, such as the Military Police Unit and Force Headquarters Support Unit.

The film is said to showcase Indonesia’s contributions to UN Peacekeeping Operations. Livi explained that they wanted to create a cinematic film campaign that illustrated the country’s experiences and present Indonesia’s readiness to be a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.

The East Java-born director expressed hope that Indonesia would be elected a non-permanent member of the council. (jes/kes)

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