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Science Around Us

20 minutes | 2021 | Indonesia, The Netherlands | Narrative | 🔊 Javanese, English, Dutch, Polish | English Sub. | 17+


After finding out that his father was admitted into hospital and refuses medical treatment in Indonesia, Budi has to convince his father to take medical treatment while trying to clean up his wild party in The Netherlands. All in 20 minutes.


WED, 29 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 5 | 15:30

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Arif Abdillah

Arif Abdillah

After working as a junior associate lawyer for two years, worked as a junior legal counsel for four defendants of death penalty cases in Indonesia, he boxed his thick law books, donated his suits and worked as Creative at Advertising Agency like Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam and Anomaly Amsterdam.

Currently, aside from making films, he teaches Concept Development and Narrative Design at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company Kamerfilm

Producer Arif Abdillah & Marijn van der Ploeg

Main Cast Arif Abdillah as Budi

Screenplay Arif Abdillah, Tommaso Genovesi

Cinematographer Tobias Smeets

Editor Arif Abdillah & Huub Verburg

Notable Achievement

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2021

Honourable Mention | Sundance Film Festival Asia 2022

Best Student Film | Netherlands Film Festival 2021

Best Dutch Short Film |  Roze Film Dagen 2022 

ISFF – Joinville International Short Film Festival 2023