NPO 2 extra
Wed 14 August | 20:30
Die Before Blossom - Ariani Djalal, 2014, 89’, documentary
Almost seventy years after Indonesia's independence, the education system is increasingly determined by Islamic values.
Wed 21 August | 20:30
Stand van de Sterren - Leonard Retel Helmrich, 2010, 109', documentary
Documentary about the daily life of Rumidja Sjamsuddin and her family in a slum in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Sat 24 August | 19:30
Van Indië tot Indonesië - John Albert Jansen, 2009, 59’, documentary
Portrait of the Indonesian writer Sitor Situmorang. His life story ran parallel with radical changes in Indonesian society. In 2009, filmmaker John Albert Jansen traveled with Situmorang to his birthplace at Lake Toba, Sumatra.
Sat 24 August | 20:30
The Seen and Unseen - Kamila Andini, 2017, 83’
Feature film from WCA's Cinema Indonesia-programme. 10-year-old Tantra is seriously ill and doesn't have long to live. His twin sister Tantri tries to prepare herself for the inevitable in her dreams.
Sat 24 August | 22:00
The Act of Killing - Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012, 159', documentaire
Documentary about the paramilitary commandos who, in the 1960s, killed nearly a million Indonesian communists, Chinese and intellectuals on the orders of Suharto.
From 15 August to 30 September, four films from previous World Cinema Amsterdam editions, can be viewed via our online theatre, on Picl. Simply when it suits you, with your favourite snacks, from the comfort of your own couch:
Sir - Rohena Gera, 2018, 99’
winner WCA Audience Award 2018
Las herederas - Marcelo Martinessi, 2018, 98’
winner WCA Jury Award 2018
Weldi - Mohamed Ben Attia, 2018, 104’