Semua Sudah Dimaafkan sebab Kita Pernah Bahagia (All is Forgiven, because We Have Been Happy)

Katia Engel & Paul Agusta/90 minutes/2016/Indonesia/Documentary

SHOWTIMES:
Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 16:00 | CGV CINEMAS J-WALK
Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 13:00  | CGV CINEMAS J-WALK

Synopsis

The film tells the story of Leon Agusta (1938-2015), a poet, cultural activist, and playwright who was born in Sigiran, Lake ManinJau, West Sumatra. Leon’s craft was fueled by pain of the past from the tragedies, betrayals, and the many instances love has touched his life. His activism was driven by his love of his birthplace and the betterment of others. Semua Sudah Dimaafkan sebab Kita Pernah Bahagia sees Paul Agusta; Leon’s youngest son recounts what he remembers of his father as well as following him to trace back Leon’s early years to find the roots of his passion and pain to further know the complex individual that was his father, Leon Agusta.
Film ini bercerita tentang Leon Agusta (1938-2015), penyair, budayawan, dan pekerja teater yang lahir di Sigiran, Danau Maninjau, Sumatra Barat. Karya-karya Leon berakar dari rasa sakit, tragedi, dan pengkhianatan masa lalu, serta saat-saat dalam hidupnya di mana beliau tersentuh oleh cinta. Kerjanya sebagai budayawan dimotori oleh rasa cintanya terhadap tanah kelahirannya serta demi memajukan orang-orang di sekitarnya. Semua Sudah Dimaafkan sebab Kita Pernah Bahagia mengikuti Paul Agusta; anak bungsu Leon Agusta itu menceritakan ulang apa yang dia ingat tentang ayahnya, serta menelusuri masa lalu Leon untuk menemukan akar emosi dan luka yang dialami ayahnya untuk lebih mengenal Leon Agusta.

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Director

Katia Engel

Katia Engel

Director

Katia Engel, born in Germany and based in Berlin, Jakarta, and Yogyakarta is a choreographer and documentary filmmaker. Her works have been presented internationally at many galleries and festivals. In 2013, Katia started to produce documentaries about Indonesian artists as a way to preserve their artistic heritage. Her most recent project is the film Barabah, a creative documentary about choreographer Hoerijah Adam, commissioned by Indonesian Dance Festival 2016.

Katia Engel ialah koreografer dan pembuat film dokumenter kelahiran Jerman dan banyak beraktivitas di Berlin, Jakarta, dan Yogyakarta. Karyanya telah dipresentasikan pada publik internasional di berbagai galeri dan festival. Tahun 2013, Katia mulai memproduksi dokumenter tentang seniman Indonesia sebagai upaya mempertahankan warisan kesenian mereka. Indonesian Dance Festival 2016 menunjuk Katia untuk proyek terbarunya, sebuah film berjudul Barabah, yang berkisah tentang koreografer Hoerijah Adam.

Paul Agusta

Paul Agusta

Director

Paul Agusta is an American educated Indonesian film director, writer, and actor based in Jakarta. He has made 4 feature films, 3 documentaries, and numerous short films and experimental audiovisual works. His works have been shown in various international film festivals such, BiFan, and Vancouver. Aside from filmmaking, Paul also teaches Scriptwriting and Directing at Binus International University School of Film.

Paul Agusta adalah seorang sutradara, penulis, dan aktor film Indonesia lulusan Amerika yang tinggal di Jakarta. Ia telah membuat 4 film panjang, 3 dokumenter, serta sejumlah film pendek dan karya audiovisual experimental. Karyanya telah diputar di berbagai festival internasional, seperti Rotterdam, BiFan, dan Vancouver. Selain membuat film, Paul mengajar Penulisan Skenario dan Penyutradaraan di Jurusan Film Binus University.