“An Introduction to Indonesian Cinemas” with the tagline, “a movie sampling and coffee tasting.” Five feature films and four short films are the main menus of this two-day event while a variety of Indonesian coffee is ready for tasting. Filosofi Kopi (2015), a film by Angga Dwimas Sasongko that tells a soul-searching story of two friends through coffee will open the Indonesian Film Week NY. The first day will be closed by a film about two workers whose love story is threatened by a corruption case in A Copy of My Mind (2015) by Joko Anwar. The second day of the film week will begin with four short movies, two of them brought home international awards. They are Maryam (2014), a film by Sidi Saleh, the winner of best short film at Orrizonti 71 Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica 2014 in Venice, and In The Year of Monkey (2016) by Wregas Bhanuteja as the winner of Leica Cine Discovery Prize – Best Short Film, 55th Semaine de La Critique at the Cannes Film Festival this year.
Indonesian Film Week NY 2016 at the Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Avenue, New York, 10003.
Day 1: October 8, 2016
2 PM Filosofi Kopi (Drama, 2015, 117 mins)
4 PM Peculiar Vacation and Other Illnesses (Art House, Drama, 2012, 90 mins)
6 PM A Copy of My Mind (Drama, 2015, 117 mins)
Day 2: October 9, 2016
2 PM Short Film Series:
– Someone’s Wife In The Boat Of Someone’s Husband (Drama, 2015, 55 mins)
– Maryam (Drama, 2014, 18 mins)
– The Fox Exploits the Tiger’s Might (Drama, 2015, 27 mins)
– In The Year Of Monkey (Drama, 2016, 10 mins)
4 PM Shackled (Thriller, 2013, 100 mins)
6 PM The Land Beneath The Fog (Documentary, 2011, 105 mins)