“Waiting for Superman” opens JIFFest
Tickets went on sale on 18 Nov, for the 12th Jakarta International Film Festival (25 Nov – 5 Dec).
For the first time, the festival will open with a documentary, “Waiting for “Superman”, and closes ten days later with Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Biutiful.
Waiting for Superman trailer
Eight local films compete in the 5th edition of the Indonesian Feature Film Competition, adjudicated by a jury consisting of producers Gabrielle Kelly, Nguyen Thi Bao Mai and Jo Ji-hoon.
This year’s festival has a special emphasis on local documentaries with screenings of Diujung Jalan, about the families of overseas workers, HipHopDiningrat, about Yogyakarta’s hip-hop culture, and omnibuses Working Girls and Kickstart!.