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Talk of The Week: Kineforum presents coming of age-themed films in January line-...

Jakarta   /   Sat, January 6 2018   /  12:36 am

Photo courtesy of Kineforum JakartaAlternative cinema café Kineforum is lining up a number of coming of age-themed films from Jan. 11 to 24. The January program is called Kawah Candradimuka (The Candradimuka Volcano Crater), referring to the rebirth of mythical hero Gatotkaca who was boiled alive in a volcano cave called Candradimuka during the Mahabharata epoch, a metaphor for the human journey of becoming a mature person.The program is divided into three different sub-themes: Adikarya Masa (The Masterpieces of the Times), Corong Karsa (The Epitome of Determination) and Nuansa Kawula (The Complexities of Youth). The 15 feature films and one short movie, which have been sourced for the month’s program, come from various countries, including France, India, Indonesia, Denmark, Germany, the United States and many more.The first sub-theme explores a number of masterpieces, including The 4...