Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6:30pm
Keoni Auditorium, Imin Center, East-West Center, UHM Campus
Free and Open to the Public
Note: The regular Wednesday night Southeast Asia film screening will return to the Korean Studies auditorium on Wednesday, March 4.
Indonesia (2013, 108 min) Indonesian w/English subtitles
Director: Daniel Ziv
The students of the East-West Center Education Program’s Wednesday Evening Seminar present JALANAN.
In a city of more than 10 million people, it’s easy to slip through the cracks. In JALANAN (“Streetside”) documentarian Daniel Ziv follows three charismatic buskers – Boni, Ho and Titi – over a five-year period, as they navigate the economic, social, emotional and legal hurdles that come with trying to earn enough to eat on the streets of Jakarta.
JALANAN offers startling and intimate insights into Indonesia’s capital – a city deeply affected by forces of globalisation and corruption. Part scathing critique, part musical, part heart-warming character study, it won the Best Documentary award at the Busan Film Festival for its deeply humane, uplifting portrait of life on Indonesia’s oft-ignored urban fringes. -Melbourne International Film Festival
The film screening will be followed by a discussion with the director, Daniel Ziv.
Light refreshments will be served. Please bring your own cup and plate/utensils. The Imin Center is located directly across from Kennedy Theatre on the campus of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Parking on campus is $6.