AWAL: Nasib Manusia

Gilang Bayu Santoso/26 minutes/2017/Indonesia/Documentary

SHOWTIMES:

Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 10:00 | EMPIRE XXI

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 16:00 | SOCIETET TBY

Synopsis

During the reign of Soekarno, many students were selected to go to several countries. Including Awal Uzhara, Sjumandjaja, Ami Priono and Zubair Lelo. They were sent to Russia to learn cinematography in VGIK (The Gerasimove Institute of Cinematography). Sjumandjaja and Ami Priono became popular filmmakers in Indonesia, but Awal Uzhara did not due to his misfortune. After finishing his Master in Moscow around the year 1965, Indonesian politics was unstable. The background of the country where he studied caused a communism-related stigma which was linked to him.

Selama masa pemerintahan Soekarno, beberapa pelajar dipilih untuk pergi ke luar negeri, termasuk Awal Uzhara, Sjumandjaja, Ami Priono, dan Zubair Lelo. Mereka dikirim ke Rusia untuk belajar sinematografi di VGIK (The Gerasimove Institute of Cinematography). Sjumandjaja dan Ami Priono menjadi sutradara terkenal di Indonesia, namun Awal Uzhara tidak sempat merasakan keberuntungan yang sama. Setelah menyelesaikan studi Master di Moskow sekitar tahun 1965, kondisi politik di Indonesia menjadi tidak stabil. Latar belakang negara tempat Awal belajar mempunyai stigma negatif tentang komunisme yang dihubung-hubungkan dengan dirinya.

Trailer

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Director

Gilang Bayu Santoso

Gilang Bayu Santoso

Director

Gilang Bayu Santoso started his career in the film industry in 2012 as a cameraman for documentary films. In 2013 he directed his own documentary, Mahasiswa Receh. His 2015 documentary, Salam dari Anak-Anak Tergenang competed in several domestic festivals such as FFI and Piala Maya.

 

Gilang Bayu Santoso memulai karier di dunia film pada tahun 2012 sebagai seorang kameramen film dokumenter. Pada tahun 2013 Gilang mulai menggarap film dokumenternya sendiri yang berjudul Mahasiswa Receh. Film dokumenter karyanya, Salam dari Anak-Anak Tegenang yang diproduksi tahun 2015 masuk ke beberapa festival dalam negeri seperti FFI dan Piala Maya.