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Films By Sjuman Djaya

This remarkable film (made in 1974 by one of Indonesia's most talented directors. Sjuman DJayal may have become a lost film if there had not been a project mounted to make internegatives and new copies from the single surviving print, a 16mm subtitled print owned by Sinematek Indonesia. Based on a ... Read more
Based on her letters (published in English as Letters of a Javanese Princess), memoirs of other people and a biography, this fascinating film tells the story of Javanese women's emancipationist Kartini, who founded schools for women in North Central Java at the end of the 19th century. The film's ... Read more
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