New Crowned Hope


Garin Nugroho
Indonesia, AUT 2006
120 min

The Indonesian director Garin Nugroho, already known for the inventive diversity of his story-telling styles and for his courage in tackling controversial subjects has, with Opera Jawa, created what might be his most eye-opening film. Celebrating traditional forms of gamelan music, dance and performances, he has interwoven these with modern styles of song and dance and combined them with locations transformed by modern installation artists. In the process he has created a new form of musical, an «opera» for the 21st Century. Appropriately it will open the series of New Crowned Hope film screenings.

  • Artika Sari Devi
  • Martinus Miroto
  • Eko Supriyanto
  • I Nyoman Sura
  • Retno Maruti
  • Garin Nugroho
  • Armantono
  • Teoh Gay Hian
  • Pahlevi Indra C. Santoso
  • Andhy Pulung
  • Rahayu Supanggah
  • Nanang Rakhmat Hidayat
SET Film Workshop Jl. Sinabung No. 4B, Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan 12120 Indonesiwn T 21 7279-9227

Pyramide International 5 rue du Chevalier de Saint George 75008, Paris, Frankreich T 1 4296 0220

35 mm
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