MESSAGE FROM FESTIVAL CURATOR

In the early days of NETPAC when we used to congregate in disparate hotel rooms during film festivals for our board meetings, we had one memorable session that always stuck in my brain. This was before NETPAC was known as NETPAC. The name was only formally registered...

MESSAGE FROM FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Fluidity of Boundaries and Identity     It must be acknowledged that reaching our twelfth year is of no easy feat for Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival (JAFF)—challenges have arisen, hopes are continually sown, and crucial responsibilities are inevitably taken up. This...

MESSAGE FROM FESTIVAL PRESIDENT

Celebrating Identity, Celebrating Changes I still have a vivid memory of the days prior to the establishment of Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival (JAFF). Philip Cheah and I met with at least 75 film communities in Yogyakarta. Philip was shocked but also amazed at the...