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Indie movies enrich film scene

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, November 21 2010   /  03:08 pm

If you are a self-proclaimed film buff and wish to make a movie of your own, maybe it’s time to get inspired.

A total of eight short films are being screened as part of the LA Lights Indie movie festival along with other flicks featured in the Indonesia International Fantastic Film Festival (iNAFF) at Blitz Megaplex on different days until Nov. 28.

Directed by four celebrities β€” Raffi Ahmad, Marsha Timothy, Cathy Sharon and Ariyo Wahab β€” and four finalists from Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Bandung and Jakarta β€” all of the short films were made based on short stories by outstanding writers.

Can the celebrities make films?

Actor and presenter Raffi Ahmad said he gave it his best, since he previously did not have the guts to make a film. His confidence grew when he learned that a number of workshops and experienced filmmakers would help him learn how to make a m...