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The Swallowing Sea

Laut Masih Memakan Daratan

Indonesian Premiere

17 minutes | 2023 | Indonesia | Narrative | 🔊 Javanese | Indonesia – English Sub. | All Ages


After 11 years, Arga (24) a documentary filmmaker, return to his childhood village that submerged in rob. He returned for a pilgrimage to his grandmother’s grave.


MON, 27 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 5 | 12:30

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Afif Fahmi

Afif Fahmi

Afif Fahmi was born in Sapudi Island - Indonesia, December 1996. He is a Film and TV graduate at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts Yogyakarta. He has directed several short fiction and documentary films. In making movies, he talks a lot about the relationship between humans and nature. His film 'Sampun Jawah' competed at the 2018 Sjón International Anthropological Film Festival (Denmark) and was nominated (Best College Film) at the 2019 Strasburg Film Festival (USA).
His latest film 'Human vs Elephant' won (Best Film) at Denpasar Documentary Film Festival 2020, Bandung Independent Film Festival 2021, and won (Gaia Award) at Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary 2021.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company Studio Murup

Producer Lisa Nurholiza

Main Cast Badra Andhipani Jagat, Mulyono

Screenplay Della Kartika

Cinematographer Nadim Eggar Laksono

Editor Erwin Prasetya Kusuma

Notable Achievement


Human vs Elephant (2020)

Semoga Ibuk Lekas Sembuh (2020) 

Asih: Perempuan Jilid Dua (2018) 

Sampun Jawah (2018) 

Samar (2017)