Book Worm: Faiza Marzoeki; Novels & realism

Playwright Faiza Mardzoeki often takes inspiration and ideas from the books she reads to produce high quality plays. Most of Faiza’s works, such as 2006’s Nyai Ontosoroh (Madame Ontosoroh), are adapted from realist novels, a genre that she said was her favorite. However, she did not always have access to the high quality literature that … Read moreBook Worm: Faiza Marzoeki; Novels & realism

Future of Films Takes the Spotlight at FFI

  Jakarta. For the first time in the country’s history, a president was present at the Indonesian Film Festival, better known as FFI. President Joko Widodo showed his support of the Indonesian film industry — and the nation’s creative economy — by attending the annual ceremony on Saturday, which this year was held in Palembang. … Read moreFuture of Films Takes the Spotlight at FFI