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Children of Srikandi (Indonesia, 2012): Exploring Gender Identities: Films from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

Film - Feature | September 27 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room

Center for Southeast Asia Studies

Made by a collective of Indonesian filmmakers, this film is one of the first to be made about queer women in Indonesia. Eight stories are interwoven with shadow theater scenes that tell the story of Srikandi, one of the characters of the Indian Mahabharata.

It is being presented as part of a mini-film festival showing a selection of feature films and documentaries from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia that look at LGBT issues from different perspectives.

Directors: Imelda Taurinamandala, Eggie Dian, Oji, Yulia Dwi Andriyanti, Winnie Wibowo, Hera Danish, Stea Lim, Afank Mariani
Running time: 75 minutes

Screenings are free. Mature subject matter. Not suitable for young teens or children., 510-642-3609