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IKON 2017 on Saturday 7th of October
Food is our main theme this year. Food glorious food!

Ikon 2017

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Film Screening

Tiga Dara - Three Maidens
Director Usmar Ismail
(Indonesia, 1956,115 minutes)
Suitable for 12 +

Tiga DaraOne of the classics of Indonesian cinema. A rare opportunity to see the restored version of Usmar Ismail's Tiga Dara, 60 years after it was first released. Three sisters, Nunung, Nana and Nenny, live with their father and grandmother. While Nana and Nenny are outgoing, the more introverted Nunung becomes an object of concern when her grandmother realizes she might not live to see her eldest granddaughter wed. In a series of attempts, the family helps to find Nunung a suitor, leading to some unexpected results.

This restoration effort, spearheaded by SA Films, and with the assistance of film-restoration laboratory L’Immagine Ritrovata in Italy and PT Render Digital Indonesia, is the first Indonesian film to be restored in the highest 4K format.  Tiga Dara continues to exert its influence on modern Indonesian films till today, even inspiring a remake by award-winning filmmaker Nia Dinata in 2016.

Cita Citaku Setinggi Tanah - Stepping on the Flying Grass
Director Eugene Panji
(Indonesia, 2012, 79 minutes)
Family film suitable for all ages

AnakA group of village school children talk about their dearest wishes. Since they’ve all been asked to write an essay about the topic they begin to think seriously about their dreams. Mey, a girl, is determined to become a famous actor. Agus would love to dine out at a Padang restaurant and eat a meal fit for a king. Mey practices her seductive smile – but perhaps her dream is not really her own but that of her ambitious mother?

Agus doesn’t tell his parents anything about his dream but they barely get to see him during the next few weeks. He carves himself a bamboo piggy bank and seizes the opportunity to earn some cash as a courier. After a while, Agus realises that even small dreams can only come true if you work on them. The film, which starts off as a documentary, continues to follow its protagonists closely in order to portray the beauty of a simple but intact childhood in rural Indonesia.

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