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65 human right-themed films from 28 countries be screened in Indonesia, save the date


Jakarta, IO – Commemorating its seventh anniversary, the 100% Human Film Festival will screen 65 films themed around human rights from 18 countries. The festival’s director Kurnia Dwijayanto on Friday (22/9) confirmed that this screening is free of charge.

“It is an honor for an independent festival like ours to be able to survive in its seventh year. For this reason we have chosen the theme Shake and Roll. Through this theme, we wish to spread more awareness about human rights issues, especially during the transition period from the pandemic to the new normal, as well as before a general elections,” said Kurnia.

There will be 65 films to be screened offline simultaneously in three major cities in Indonesia, namely Jakarta, Bekasi and Yogyakarta on September 30-October 8.

“Visitors are required to register as members first offline in the screening area, before taking tickets and watching films or taking part in other events during the festival. There will be talk shows with activists/experts/filmmakers/NGOs to discuss issues portrayed in the films. Audience can ask questions and exchange stories with speakers and other spectators. We seek to provide a safe and comfortable space to share thoughts and ideas, while being free to express is one of the goals of the 100% Human Film Festival,” said Kurnia.

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For Jakarta, the offline screenings will be held at IFI Thamrin cultural center, Goethe-Institut Indonesien, Istituto Italiano di Cultura Jakarta, Erasmus Huis, and Austrian Embassy auditorium.  Meanwhile in Bekasi there will be a 100% LAYTAN program at Summarecon Mall Bekasi and Goethe-Institut Indonesien. Meanwhile, in Yogyakarta, the chosen venue is IFI Yogyakarta LIP. (rr)


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