Indonesian Film Festival in Osaka
Watching Indonesian films is a common thing for Indonesian people, but watching such films at a Japanese cinema is not an everyday experience. From 16 to 18 July, the Japanese and the Indonesian people in Osaka can enjoy Indonesian films complimentary played at Cinemart Shinsaibashi, Osaka.
The audience may enjoy 2 Indonesian films in 1 day. The films played in the event are Langitku Rumahku, Daun di Atas Bantal, Garasi, Ada Apa Dengan Cinta, Pasir Berbisik, and the independent film Euphoria.
The Indonesian film viewing event is held on account of the Indonesian Film Festival held by the Consulate General of RI in Osaka in association with Garuda Indonesiaâ€™s representative in Osaka. The aim of the festival is to promote Indonesia and to commemorate RIâ€™s 66th Independence Day.
Initiating the first Film Festival held in Osaka, the Indonesian Embassy in Osaka received support from Miles Films, Christine Hakim Film, Eka Praya Tata Cipta Film, and Imaginarium Entertainment through their authorization to play their films. Other films played in the festival were rented from several film institutions in Japan, such as Iwanami Hall, Japan Cinema Community Center, NHK, and Eden Entertainment.