The upcoming 2014 HIFF will feature 13 films from Southeast Asia, including the first commercial film to come out of Brunei in over 50 years.
Di Timur Matahari (East of the Sun) follows young Papuan children as they struggle to get an education despite an ongoing tribal war in their midst.
The complex relationship between a devout Muslim and her transgender father is explored in the film Lovely Man. (on 4/23)
"The Act of Killing” blends the horrific & the absurd in a disturbing cocktail addressing the political turmoil in Indonesia in 1965. (on 3/26)
Join us for a classic film set when the Sukarno regime was shaky and the war in Viet Nam was just heating up. (Film screens on 3/19)
On Oct. 2 we will screen an outstanding animated flick based on the Ramayana feat. Indonesian shadow puppets!
In East Java, Indonesia lies Kawah Ijen, an active volcano that houses a grueling, labor-intensive sulfur mining operation
Uwais plays an upstanding cop who is part of a SWAT team in Jakarta. The officers must infiltrate a slum apartment building that houses a gangland overlord...
The storyline follows three families living in a village in Semarang, Central Java...
"Max Havelaar" Wednesday, October 24, 2012 @ 6:30 PM Center for Korean Studies Building, UHM