Discover Events This Week!
ARTHOUSE CINEMA Der Mann der über Autos sprang | Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Der Mann der über Autos sprang is the first feature film by German filmmaker Nick Baker-Monteys. The magical roadmovie was, inter alia, awarded with two prizes at International Film Festival Aubagne 2011 (Best Film, Best Film Score) and also distinguished with the title “Extremely Valuable” by German Film- and Media-Evaluation.
Film starts at 7 PM
Jalan Sam Ratulangi No. 9-15
Menteng, Jakarta Pusat
For more information: www.goethe.de/ins/id
A Lecture Session: Indonesia After Reformation | Tuesday, 12 August 2014
This public lecture aims to discuss Indonesia’s political system after the Reformation, after the state disappeared, held hostage by multiparty and factional interests. In addition, it will discuss whether the people’s voice is still effective today.
Marsillam Simanjuntak, the featured speaker of this public lecture, has held various governmental positions at various points of his career, such as Minister of Justice, Attorney General, and Chairman of Unit Kerja Presiden Pengolahan Program dan Reformasi [The Presidential Working Unit for the Management of Programs and Reformation]. As an activist, he was involved in Malari. He was amongst the opposition during the New Order regime, and helped found Forum Demokrasi. He published a book Pandangan Negara Integralistik (1994).
JL. Salihara 16,
For more information: Salihara.org
Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia | Friday, 15 August 2014
The first two Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia in 2012 and 2013 attracted over 40,000 attendees per year, ending in a resounding success. Thanks to the popularity of Japanese pop culture, AFA is back in Indonesia for the fourth consecutive year. Anime fans will enjoy an electrifying line-up of anisong (anime songs) stars direct from Japan. They can come face-to-face with Japan’s top talent and latest offerings, complete with premium original anime merchandise, movie screenings, maid-and-butler café and cosplay-related activities. For all you anime enthusiasts, this is one opportunity you shouldn’t miss. Visit www.animefestival.asia for more details.
Jakarta Convention Center
Jalan Gatot Subroto
For more information: www.animefestival.asia/afaid2014
– Tulisan Chronicles Team