Film Screening & Discussion: Solo, Solitude (Istirahatlah kata kata)

Date/Time: Wed 11 Oct / 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Monash University, Room N402, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus


School of Social Sciences (SOSS)

Anthropology Seminar

Film Screening & Discussion: Solo, Solitude (Istirahatlah kata kata)

A Conversation with the filmmakers of the above film * Yosep Anggi Prasetya (Director) * Yulia Evina Bhara (Producer) with comments by Yacinta Kurniasih and Ariel Heryanto of Monash University Chair:Birgit Braeuchler

Internationally-acclaimed film Solo, Solitude (Indonesian original Istirahatlah Kata-kata) depicts some of the last days in the life of Wiji Thukul (b 1963), one of Indonesia legendary poets, best known for his political poetry and networks with some of the most radical political activists. During the latest major political turmoil in Indonesia in the late 1990s, scores of political activists were kidnapped by the state security apparatus, and later released. Others, including Thukul, disappeared and their fates remain unknown to this day.

PRESENTER:
Director Yosep Anggi Noen studied Communications of Socio-Politics Faculty of Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He participated in the Asian Film Academy in Busan and Berlinale Talents in 2014.


Further film screening info at: 
https://www.acmi.net.au/events/solo-solitude/

DATE
Wednesday 11 Oct

TIME 2:00pm – 4:00pm

VENUE
Monash University
Room N402,
(Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk,
Clayton Campus

For further information, please contact Prof Ariel Heryanto on ariel.heryanto@monash.edu

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