Battle of Surabaya - INDONESIAN FILM WEEKEND
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in The Netherlands, in collaboration with CinemAsia, is hosting a special Indonesian Film Weekend on December 7 (Saturday) and 8 (Sunday), 2019.
The event will be held at Kriterion in Amsterdam and consists of the screenings of Indonesian’s breakthrough and prizewinning animation Battle of Surabaya by Aryanto Yuniawan on the 7th and the official Indonesian entry to the 87th Academy Awards Soekarno by Hanung Bramantyo on the 8th. Both renowned directors will be present in Amsterdam and take part in a special Q&A session after the screening of their film. Besides film, people can enjoy delicious Indonesian snacks on Saturday and Sunday which will be served as a courtesy of the Embassy.
Battle of Surabaya | Aryanto Yuniawan
99 min / 2015 / English subtitles
Surabaya, Indonesia 1945. The country is at war while thirteen-year-old shoe shiner Musa slowly develops into a crucial link in the fight for freedom. As a courier Musa is able to sneak secret strategy and war tactic letters to the people. However, his job becomes increasingly more difficult along the way. The film won a staggering 39 international awards and 3 national awards.
Gratis. Limited seats. Register at: www.cinemasia.nl/rsvp
- 2019-12-07 18:15 - 20:00