Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post

Riri Riza: Film as a cultural product

  • Iwan Setiawan


Jakarta   /   Sun, June 14 2009   /  12:10 pm

JP/R. Berto Wedhatama Filmmaker Riri Riza has grabbed the spotlight - not at home - in five European countries, because from May 19 through June 10, the touring event "Indonesian Film Festival: Focus on Riri Riza" was held in the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Serbia and Germany. The honor of being featured in an international-scale film festival means a new step for Riri, who is currently busy with the sequel to his box office hit Laskar Pelangi (Rainbow Warrior), Sang Pemimpi (The Dreamer). Riri's films screened during the event included Petualangan Sherina (Sherina's Adventure), Eliana Eliana, Gie, Untuk Rena (For Rena), 3 Hari Untuk Selamanya (Three Days to Forever) and Laskar Pelangi. Besides attending the screenings of his films, Riri also met and held discussions with movie buffs and fellow filmmakers. Amid the tight schedule, he was fortunate t...