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SEKALA NISKALA (The Seen and Unseen) – 85min/HD/Colour/Indonesia,Netherland,Qatar,Australia/2017

As the moon dimmed and replaced by the sun, so does Tantra and Tantri – Twins who experience magical journey and emotional relationship through body expressions; between reality and imagination, losing and hope.

One day in a hospital room, Tantri (10 years old) realizes that she will not have a long time along with her twin brother Tantra. Tantra’s brain weakened and he start to lose his senses one by one. Tantra is now spending most of his time lying in the hospital room while Tantri has to accept the reality that she is now has to face life alone. This situation opens up something in Tantri’s mind.

Tantri keeps waking up in the middle of the night from a dream and seeing Tantra. The night becomes their playground. Under the full moon Tantri dances, she dances about her home, about her feelings. As the moon dimmed and replaced by the sun, so does Tantra and Tantri. Together, Tantri experiences a magical journey and emotional relationship through body expressions; between reality and imagination, losing and hope.


  • World Premiere at PLATFORM competition, Toronto International Film Festival 2017
  • Hubertbals Fund, Script Development 2011.
  • Asia Pacific Screen Awards Children Film Fund, Script Development 2012.
  • Wouter Barendrecht Award, Fortissimo Foundation, Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum, Co-production market 2012.
  • Ties That Bind, Asian European Co-production workshop 2012
  • Cinefondation, The Residence du Festival de Cannes 2012 – 2013.
  • Doha Film Institute, Post Production Grant 2017
  • Best Youth Feature Film, Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2017
  • Grand Prize winner, Best Feature Tokyo Fimex 2017
  • Hanoman Award, Best Feature Jogja Asia Netpac Film Festival 2017
  • International Jury Grand Prix, Best feature Berlinale Generation Kplus 2018
  • Best Cinematography, For Anggi Frisca, Malaysian Golden Global Awards 2018
  • Critics Choice Award, Fribourg International Film Festival 2018
  • Special Award of Premio SIGNIS, Festival cinema Africano d’Asia e America Latina 2018
  • Best Feature Film, Avant-garde and genre competition, Buenos Aires International Film Festival 2018
  • Media Choice Award for Filmmaker, For Kamila Andini, Shanghai International Film Festival 2018
  • Best children Actor award, For Thaly Titi Kasih, Indonesian Movie Actor Award 2018
  • Best Film, Bangkok Asean Film Festival 2018


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MEMORIA – 35min/HD/Colour/Indonesia/2016



  • Wide Angle competition, Busan International Film Festival 2016
  • Best Short Film, Blencong Award, Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival 2016
  • Jogja Film Student Award, Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival 2016
  • Nominee for Best Short Film, Festival Film Indonesia 2016
  • Nominee for Best Short Film, Piala Maya 2016



Sendiri Diana Sendiri (Following Diana) – 40min/HD/Colour/Indonesia/2015



  • Compete for best film at Shortcuts Program, Toronto International Film Festival, 2015.



The Mirror Never Lies – 100min/HD/Colour/Indonesia/2011

A mirror and the sea sustains the life of 12-year old Pakis, who lives on the small Indonesian island of KampungBajo. The mirror is a gift left by her father who was lost at sea, and the sea is where she and her mother make their living. With a Bajo ritual using mirror and water, she keeps on waiting to see her father’s reflection, which never appears. One day, Tudo, a dolphin project researcher, came into their lives. When her mother breaks the mirror and falls for young Tudo, Pakis steals the island mirror and despairs. However, she must learn to overcome her sadness on her own.


  1. Honorable Mention Awards, Global Film Initiative, 2010.
  2. Selected in ‘New Currents’ Competition, Busan International Film Festival, 2011.
  3. ‘Bright Young Talent’ from Young Critics Award, International Competition, Mumbai International Film Festival, 2011.
  4. ‘Earth Grand Prix’ Award for Best Environmental Film, Nature TIFF Competition, Tokyo International Film Festival, 2011.
  5. Special Mention Award, Wind of Asia – Middle East Competition, Tokyo International Film Festival, 2011.
  6. Special Mention Award, Main Competition, Cinemanila International Film Festival, 2011.
  7. Piala Citra, Festival Film Indonesia, 2011:
  • Best Original Story (Kamila Andini)
  • Best Music Direction (Thoersi Argeswara)
  • Special Jury Prize: Best Upcoming Director (Kamila Andini)
  • Special Jury Prize: Best Talent (Gita Novalista)
  1. Selected in ‘Generation K-Plus’ Competition, Berlinale International Film Festival 2012.
  2. Asian Film Awards Nominations 2012:
  • Gita Novalista for Best Newcomer
  • Rachmat Syaiful for Best Cinematography
  1. FIPRESCI award from The International Federation Film Critics, Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2012.
  2. Best Children Film, Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2012.
  3. Film Terpuji Festival Film Bandung 2012:
  • Best Film
  • Best Director (Kamila Andini)
  • Best Art Direction (Tony Trimarsanto and Motty D Setyanto)
  • Best Cinematography (Rachmat Syaiful)
  • Best Poster Design (Tri Wahyu Jatmiko)
  1. Selected as Opening Film for Cines Del Sur Film Festival, Granada, Spain 2012.
  2. Special Mention Award, International Competition, Festival Femme de Creteil, France, 2013.
  3. Best Directing, International Competition, China International Children’s Film Festival 2013.

3 thoughts on “films

  1. surely this was a recommended film, all about environment movies which describe of nature beauty and it’s wisdom always make me falling love to the film. Great success

  2. kak, film The Mirror Never Lies kalo mau nonton lagi kita bisa download dimana yah kak 🙂
    filmnya bagus.

    Mohon infonya kak. makasih sebelumnya 🙂

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