Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Three Indonesian films have won international awards in the 35th
Independent International Film Festival held in Brussels, Belgium, on November 4-9, 2008.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued an official statement from the Indonesian embassy in Brussels
on Wednesday saying that Indonesia had won the awards for three film categories, namely the best
documentary film, the best film director and the best actress.
“Playing Between Elephants” of Aryo Danusiri won the best documentary film category, while the
“Tiga Hari Untuk Selamanya” (Three Days forever) film directed by Riri Reza won the best film
In the meantime, the best actress category was won by Artika Sari Devi in the `Opera Jawa` (Javanese
Opera) film of Garin Nugroho.
The three awards were received by Indonesian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxemburg and European Union, Najib Riphat Kesoema, who represented the three winners at the Jackques Frank Culture Center building in Brussels. (*)
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PubDate: 11/13/08 08:36