Happy Family

Eden Junjung/24 minutes/2016/Indonesia/Fiction

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FRI 02 DEC | 19.00 – 22.00 | TBY

Synopsis

Setelah berulang kali menelepon dan mencari kabar tanpa mendapatkan jawaban yang pasti, Ahmad (65), seorang penjaga masjid yang hidup sendiri di pinggiran kampung di Indramayu, Jawa Barat, memutuskan pergi ke Yogyakarta untuk mencari anak perempuannya, Kusuma (27), bermodal alamat yang didapat dari agen penyalur tenaga kerja yang telah mengirimkan anaknya 4 tahun lalu.

After making phone calls for so many times and searching for words about his daughter without finding any exact answer, Ahmad (65), a mosque caretaker living alone in the countryside of Indramayu, West Java, decides to go to Yogyakarta to find his daughter, Kusuma (27), only with the address he gets from the worker placement agent which sent his daughter to work in Yogyakarta four years ago.

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Director

Eden Junjung (l. 1990) belajar di Program Studi Televisi dan Film, Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta. Ia memulai karier di industri film sebagai asisten sutradara untuk film-film panjang, seperti Another Trip to the Moon (sutradara: Ismail Basbeth) dan Aach…  Aku Jatuh Cinta (sutradara: Garin Nugroho); ia juga telah bekerja sebagai editor untuk beberapa film pendek. Junjung adalah sutradara film dokumenter pendek Buruh Seni, yang terpilih dalam festival film dokumenter tertua di Indonesia, Festival Film Dokumenter, tahun 2012 dan memenangkan Piala Maya di tahun yang sama. Film fiksi pendeknya Bunga dan Tembok masuk sebagai nominasi film pendek terbaik di Botoga Short Film Festival, Kolombia, Amerika Selatan. Happy Family adalah film fiksi pendek kedua yang disutradarinya.

Eden Junjung (b.1990) studied in Film and Television department in Indonesian Institute of the Arts (Institut Seni Indonesia) in Yogyakarta. He started his career in the film industry as an assistant director for features such as Another Trip to The Moon (director: Ismail Basbeth) and Aach… Aku Jatuh Cinta (director: Garin Nugroho.); he has also worked as an editor for many short films. He is the director of a short documentary entitled Buruh Seni , which was selected in the oldest documentary film festival in Indonesia, Festival Film Dokumenter, in 2012 and won Maya Awards (Piala Maya) in the same year. His first short fiction film Bunga dan Tembok (Flowers in the Walls) is nominated as the best short film in Botoga Short Film Festival in Columbia, South America. Happy Family is his second short fiction film.