Short Forum

Teenage Anjani reunites with her late father’s spirit through the puppets he left behind and sets out to realize her own future—becoming a modern Srikandi.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 3

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Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto

Rai Putriansyah, Rina Kusumajuda, Sutrisno Hartana
Executive Producer Wai Sun Cheng
Producer Matthew Herst
Screenwriter Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto
Cinematographer Thomas Rasilim
Editor Sergio C. Alvarez
Production Design Rachel Yuezhang Qin
Music Sutrisno Hartana, Harrison Casavant
Production Company Pandapix
Contact Matthew Herst
Canada/Indonesia 2020 9 min. In Indonesian and Javanese Trailer


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Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto is an Indonesian film writer and director. She graduated with Honours in Film Production from Vancouver Film School. Her student short, The Art of Flawsome (2019), screened at the Whistler Film Festival and the Chilliwack Independent Film Festival. In 2020, her short film Srikandi clinched the Best Film Award at the Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon. She was also selected to participate in Experimental Forest’s Writing is Rewriting Workshop for her short script, (+1) Dreamin’. She is currently in post-production for a short documentary called Brown Enough and in development for two shorts and her first feature film.