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MMSD April 2019: WHAT MAKES US WOMEN

WHAT MAKES US WOMAN

Programmer: Edo Wulia

Total Duration: 1:17:15

8 short films in this program were curated from various countries. Each of the film displays varieties of stories that are rich regarding women’s lives, as girls, as teenagers, as women and as life bearers. Hopefully this program can spark interesting discussions around women. Some films are quite entertaining with a simple narrative, yet there are also a number of experimental works that also wide open for interpretations.

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VARAHRAM
Mahdi Kamranirad / Iran / 00:06:30 / 2017A short film about a LONELY little girl who wants to play with other kids in their alley.

DIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Mahdi Kamranirad graduated from Iranian Youth Cinema Society in Film making. Varahram is his first movie

MOTHERS OF LUNA (MADRES DE LUNA)
Alicia Albares / Spain / 00:15:00 / 2018Women of diferent places in the world, are united by the voice of a very special baby: the little girl that was not able to be born, struggles for her primary goal, to be born.

DIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Alicia Albares was born in Madrid, she studied Communication in Complutense University in Madrid, while she started to write her own projects. Focused occupationally and vocationally in cinema scope, she has worked in a lot of films as third assistant director and production assistant.

In 2013, she directed, wrote and produced her first short film, To the other side an astonishing story full of magic an mystery, which has won 20 awards and collects more than 160 selections in festivals in Spain and around the globe. It h as been selected in festivals such as Los Angeles Screamfest, Razor Reel, Lund Fantastic Film festival or the Zaragoza Film Festival. Where Leaves Fall is her second shortfilm, starring María Miguel, Carlos Álvarez-Nóvoa, Jesús Castejón and Asunción Balaguer.

Madres de Luna is her third short film as screenwriter and director, and the main cast are Ingrid Rubio and Ramiro Blas. She is writing her first script for a feature film.

ONICKA
Mélina Quitich-Niquay Canada 2018 / 00:01:42Foray into a young woman’s nightmares.

DIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Mélina Quitich-Niquay (b.1997) born in Joliette. She explored several art forms such as photography, music, special effects makeup and film prop making.

In 2016, she won the Best Young Atikamekw Singer Award and hopes to one day work with her father, the singer-songwriter Régis Niquay. She is inspired by Frida Khalo and Florence Welch.

BI KHABI / SLEEPLESS
Soudabeh Kamrani / Iran / 2018 / 00:02:12
Woman’s nightmare that repeats every night, It’s about women’s sorrow, fears and loveDIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Soudabeh Kamrani is an independent Iranian female film director. Her master’s degree is in Illustration and she work as a graphic designer. 3 years ago ahw started to study cinema and make films. My first films “Black Reflection” is experimental and fiction. “Sleepless” is my second short experimental.
MI-TEMPS (HALF TIME)
Arnaud Pelca / France / Fiction / 2016 / 00:07:49A female football team has a few minutes to get itself together. Fanny, the coach in lack of self-confidence, needs to deal with the team’s president and also her daughter, who is one of the players. Fanny has to win back the team’s trust.

DIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Arnaud Pelca studied modern literature and undertaken a course at the Centre for Writing and Communications (CEC) in Paris, a self–taught filmmaker Arnaud Pelca became an editor and proof–reader of all kinds of texts. He also reads and advises on screenplays. Half Time is his first film as a director.

ROSA
Rizki Mei Kurniawan / Indonesia / Documentary / 2018 / 00:24:51Rosa is a women whose fall in to the deep nightlife. Rosa’s glomy experience push her to enjoying a chaotic life.

DIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Rizki Mei Kurniawan is studying at FIlm and Television Department, University of Jember. He is also member of College Art Council. ROSA is the second movie he directed.

ASIH: PEREMPUAN JILID DUA / ASIH: THE SECOND CHAPTER WOMEN
Ahmad Fahmi Nur Khafifi / Indonesia / 2018 / 00:14:13A woman commercial sex worker has experienced several bankruptcies and household failures. Until now she is retired and became a
mother for his foster children.

DIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Ahmad Fahmi Nur Khafifi was born in Sapudi island, Indonesia. Currently living in Yogyakarta and taking studies about Film and Television in Indonesian Institute of The Arts Yogyakarta. Have been directed several short fiction films and documentaries. His last documentary “It’s Raining” was screened at the International Anthropological Film Festival Sjon and get best college film nomination at Strasburg Film Festival.

WHERE DO BABIES COME FROM?
Azalia Muchransyah / United States / 2018 / 00:05:00Tailoring found footage on the topic of sex education, “Where Do Babies Come From?” is an imagined dialog between awkward/straightforward/educational/religious adults with innocent/imaginative/curious children about the origin of babies.

DIRECTOR’S SHORT BIO
Azalia Primadita Muchransyah is pursuing a Ph.D. in Media Study at University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, New York. She is a recipient of DIKTI-Funded Fulbright Ph.D. Scholarship 2017. Prior to her Fulbright award, she was the Deputy Head of Film Program at Bina Nusantara University International, Jakarta, Indonesia. She has been writing scripts professionally in Indonesia since 2002. Her short films include: HIV/AIDS: Not A Death Sentence (2018), Big Durian Big Apple (2018), Blue Film (2018), and Tamu (2018).

SCREENING SCHEDULES


Thu / Kamis, 18 April 2019, 2 screening slots
18:00 (screening only)
19:30 (Screening & Discussion with programmer)
MASH DENPASAR
Jl. Pulau Madura No.3, Denpasar, Bali 80113, INDONESIA
LOCATION MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/teY2ZKPaqPy


Sun / Minggu, 21 April 2019, 20:00
RUMAH FILM SANG KARSA

KM 13.2, Jl. Seririt, Buleleng, Bali 81152, INDONESIA
LOCATION MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/q9dqRR6mTLE2


Sun / Minggu, 21 April 2019, 19:00
OMAH APIK, PEJENG

LOCATION MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/ac53BQfU1DT2
Contact: +62 (0) 361 944 324


Sun / Minggu, 21 April 2019, time: 18:30
PRE-EVENT II WOMEN’S MARCH BALI 2019
at Kembali Innovation Hub

Sunset Road No.28, Seminyak
Bali, Indonesia
LOCATION MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/TL5HxTo83aK2
For latest update please contact
Rick – +62 (0) 812 6686 4271
or Kevin – +62 (0) 858 0680 0701


26 April 2019, 19.00 WIB
BARAJA COFFEE

Jl. Tentara Pelajar No.107
Pekiringan, Kesambi
Cirebon, Jawa Barat 45131
Contact: Nurul +62 (0) 821 2705 3726
LOCATION MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/SSQBL5jq8YH2


Screenings are open for public / Free Entry.
first come first seated

About Programmer:

Edo Wulia grew up in his father’s home island – Bali, Indonesia. Art has always been an integral part of the family circle. Edo volunteering in Minikino since late 2003 as a screening officer, moderator, technician and handling several festival’s fringe projects.In 2015 he was appointed to perform the duties and functions as festival director for Minikino.

Contact:
edo@minikino.org
monthly-screening@minikino.org

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