Home / Regular Screening / MMSD MEI 2023: AROUND THE CORNER


Duration: 77:01 mins
w/ Bahasa Indonesia subs
Programmer: Ladya Cheryl dan Zeke Khaseli

(Please check Indonesian version of the page for more information)



SABTU, 20 MEI 2023, 19:30 – 21:30 WITA
MASH DENPASAR art-house cinema
Jl. Pulau Madura No. 3 Denpasar
Maps: https://minikino.org/mashdenpasar

JUMAT, 26 MEI 2023, 19:00 – 20:30 WITA
Jl. Subak Telaga I No.9, Ketewel, Gianyar, Bali
Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/fesqCo5TiFGXpjpd6


JUMAT, 26 MEI 2023, 19:30 – 21:00 WIB
Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Ged. B ruang B612 (Cinema Room)
Jl. Scientia Boulevard, Tangerang, Banten
Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/g55e3g5wnxrv3DCGA


KAMIS, 18 MEI 2023, 19:00 – 20:30 WIB
ISI Yogyakarta, Ruang AUVI Dekanat FSMR
Jl. Parangtritis No.KM.6, RW.5, Sewon, Yogyakarta
Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/SXKKfX4NEijchk5u8


626 // Yudho Aditya / USA / 2022 / Fiksi / 11:11

Justin, a parachute kid who is dropped off to live and attend school in the United States while his wealthy parents remain in Asia, must deal with the fact that his older sister is leaving to start a new life in the east coast without him.

Jack Smith’s Apartment // MM Serra / USA / 1990 / Dokumenter, Eksperimental / 08:29

Film of Jack Smith’s apartment starring Penny Arcade before it was repossessed by the “evil landlords.”

A Victory in Connect Four // Nadia Mendieta / USA / 2017 / Eksperimental / 02:53

Two childhood girlfriends, an attic, a bolex, and a love for catfishing ex-boyfriends. Witness Astrid as she beats her ex in a vicious game of online connects four.  Shot on 16 mm in the comfort and safety of the filmmaker’s home in Union City, New Jersey. 

Max // Nadia Mendieta / USA / 2017 / Eksperimental / 03:06

An experimental documentation of a first date in New York, this film sat on the shelf for years before being brought out and re-examined. What was a first date blossomed into a connection that spanned 6 years and would become a strong tie to the idea of home. Starting at 42nd Street, Port Authority, the filmmaker travels up to El Museo del Barrio with her date, captured in 16mm film. 

First Draft // Erica Sheu / USA / 2017 / Eksperimental / 03:15

This split-screen film is a note on my recent readings as a self-realization.

Afternoon // Erica Sheu / USA / 2017 / Eksperimental / 03:11

Inspired by Jonas Mekas’s essay, The Diary Film, this film raises a question of what a person is looking at out of the window. The three-act structure gradually reveals that the focus was drawn to the domestic life of the Asian neighborhood – a visual connection to the hometown.

The Way Home // Erica Sheu / USA / 2018 / Eksperimental / 01:43

On the subway, a woman asked me how to go home. Distantly, we talked about our home on our way home

Ghost Stories // Kaila Chambers / USA / 2016 / Eksperimental / 06:28

“Ghost Stories” is a glimpse at life after death through the lens of a suburban house ghost wanting to correct some of the many common misconceptions humans have about the deceased. The ghost was played by Kaila’s 12-year-old friend and neighbor Arlo Lanni and set in their hometown of Tappan, New York. 

The Sound of Coins Hitting Brass // Andrew Stephen Lee / USA / 2017 / Fiksi / 13:52

A young boy comes to comes to understand that his enigmatic father is a gambling drifter who loiters in laundromats listening to coin change machines that sound like casino slots.

Así en la Tierra // Joel Vázquez Cárdenas / Mexico / 2020 / Fiksi / 22:53

When a meteorite crashes on his late father’s farm and destroys his harvest, Salvador Huerta must attempt to save it from a ruthless loan shark. Against his own principles, he and the local priest lead the townspeople to believe the rock is a sign from God, but when the lie grows out of control, Salvador must choose between his land and his dignity.

Tentang Programmer:

Ladya Cheryl

Ladya is an actor, writer, and director. When she is not acting or making a film, she explores her creative side through knitting, sewing, drawing, and collage. She enjoys doing something that feels therapeutic. Her engagement in cleaning 16mm at The NYC Film-Makers’ Cooperative opened another opportunity to be one of the curators for the New Work/New York Film Festival 2019.

Zeke Khaseli

Zeke is a film score composer. He started first as director. His three shorts went to Jakarta International Film Festival (JiFFest). In 2008 he won a Festival Film Indonesia (FFI) award as the best music arranger. He became a full-time composer. He uses dreams as starting point to write songs outside of scoring jobs. Similar to how he views movies, the dream has a significant role in revealing the inner of film.

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