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Jakarta Post

Arvin Miracelova: Film making for all

  • Dina Indra Safitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, July 18 2011   /  08:00 am

As a boy, M. Arvin Miracelova gazed in fascination at the lights of Broadway in New York. Decades later, he is trying to share the thrill of show business with the youth of his home country, Indonesia, through affordable — and sometimes even free — methods.  

“I lived with my parents in Princeton then… we used to go back and forth to New York. We would pass Broadway and I was amazed at the abundance of theater complexes there. That was probably the beginning,” he said of the origins of his love for music and theater.  
Courtesy of Arvin MiracelovaDuring high school, he learned more about music, drama and videography. Despite his formal education in economics, after his return to Indonesia Arvin still kept a special place in his heart for his earlier interests.

He would hang out with musicians all night, sometimes giving in to his hobby of singing in ...