Ballad of Blood and Two White Buckets

ASIAN PERSPECTIVE

Director: Yosep Anggi Noen

Duration: 15 minutes

Production: 2018

Country: indonesia

Category: Fiction

SCREENING


THU, 29 NOV 2018 / EMPIRE XXI STUDIO B / 16:00

MON, 3 DEC 2018 / CINEMAXX CINEMA B / 19:00

SYNOPSIS


Ning and Mur, a couple who sells congealed blood for a living, face a huge ordeal when people stop consuming blood due to a shift in religious beliefs. But they are sick of all hypocrites.

Ning dan Mur, sepasang suami-istri yang menjual darah beku atau saren demi membiayai hidup, menghadapi cobaan berat saat orang-orang mulai berhenti mengkonsumsi darah karena adanya perubahan keyakinan. Akan tetapi, mereka muak dengan kemunafikan itu.

TRAILER


DIRECTOR


Yosep Anggi Noen

Yosep Anggi Noen studied Communications at the Socio-Politics Faculty of Yogyakarta’s Gadjah Mada University.

His first feature “Peculiar Vacation and Other Illnesses” premiered in 2012 Locarno. At Vancouver International Film Festival, it received the Special Mention Award followed by the Dragon and Tiger Award for Young Cinema, and also won two awards from the Ministry of Education and Culture in Indonesia. The film then traveled to over 25 festivals.

His short film “A Lady Caddy Who Never Saw a Hole in One” won best short film at Busan IFF 2013 and the Grand Prix of Tokyo Short Short FF 2014.”Genre Sub Genre” screened in Rotterdam, Seoul Mediacity and got awarded the Jury Prize in Arkipel International Experimental and Documentary Festival 2014. His  short film “Love Story Not” screened in Busan 2015 and Rotterdam 2016. “Solo, Solitude”, his second feature, premiered in the Concorso Cineasti del presente competition in Locarno 2016. Selected in other film festivals as Nantes 3 Continents, Vladivostok , Hamburg and Busan, it was awarded best film in Apresiasi Film Indonesia, Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival, and Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival. His last short film “Ballad of Blood and Two White Buckets” was premiered in Toronto international Film Festival 2018. Currently he is working on his 3rd feature film “The Science of Fictions”.

Yosep Anggi Noen menempuh pendidikan Ilmu Komunikasi di Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta.

Film panjang pertamanya, Peculiar Vacation and Other Illnesses, tayang perdana di Locarno 2012. Di Vancouver International Film Festival, film tersebut meraih penghargaan Special Mention Award dan Dragon and Tiger Award for Young Cinema, serta memenangkan dua penghargaan dari Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Indonesia.

Film pendeknya, A Lady Caddy Who Never Saw a Hole in One, memenangkan penghargaan Best Short Film (Film Pendek Terbaik) pada Busan IFF 2013 dan meraih penghargaan Grand Prix pada Tokyo Short FF 2014. Genre sub Genre ditayangkan di Rotterdam, Seoul Mediacity dan mendapat penghargaan Jury Prize pada Arkipel International Experimental and Documentary Festival 2014. Solo, Solitude, film panjang keduanya, tayang perdana pada kompetisi Concorso Cineasti del presente di Locarno 2016. Selain terpilih di beberapa festival film lainnya, seperti Nantes 3 Continents, Vladivostok, Hamburg, dan Busam, film tersebut juga meraih penghargaan sebagai Best Film (Film Terbaik) di Apresiasi Film Indonesia, Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival, dan Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival. Film pendek terbarunya, Ballad of Blood and Two White Buckets, ditayangkan secara perdana di Toronto International Film Festival 2018. Saat ini ia sedang mengerjakan film panjangnya yang ketiga yaitu The Science of Fiction.

Contact:

Yulia Evina Bhara
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