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FFI uses multiple platforms to engage, educate future filmmakers

Tertiani ZB Simanjuntak

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Wed, September 25, 2019  /  03:17 pm
FFI uses multiple platforms to engage, educate future filmmakers

Film legends: Photos of prominent figures from the Indonesian film industry are display at the Tri Brata convention hall in South Jakarta. The collection, curated by Tempo Media, decorated the hall for the opening of the Indonesian Film Festival (FFI) on Monday. (JP/Tertiani ZB Simanjuntak)

Expect a surprise film screening at an MRT station near you within the next two months as part of a string of events leading up to the Indonesian Film Festival (FFI) awards night on Dec. 12. Lukman Sardi, FFI director for the period 2018-2020, said the public screening was aimed at engaging the public while enriching their film literacy. “We would showcase selected Indonesian films as part of our efforts to engage film stakeholders with the FFI, not only filmmakers but also viewers,” he said during a recent opening of FFI events at Tri Brata convention hall in South Jakarta. Besides the public screenings, the FFI will also hold an event to coincide with National Cultural Week in October by showcasing cultural-themed films nominated for Citra Awards between 2015 and 2018. In November, the committee will also screen films shortlisted for nomination this year at cities ...