Literature & The Arts

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June 2019

News/Indonesia – June 27, 2019

Ferry Noviandi, Ismail – Falcon Picture is again producing a film based on a story taken from a novel by Indonesia foremost author Pramoedya Ananta Toer.

May 2019

Tempo – May 1, 2019

Chitra Paramaesti, Jakarta – The Media and Creative Industry Trade Union (Sindikasi) articulated the rights of workers in the creative industries during a commemoration of International Labour Day

April 2019

Tempo – April 25, 2019

Chitra Paramaesti, Jakarta – The director of the film Memories of My Body (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku), Garin Nugroho, has spoken out about an on-line petition rejecting his film which is curre

February 2019

Inilah Koran – February 10, 2019

Rizki Mauludi, Bogor – Hundreds of artists, street musicians and music activists in the West Java city of Bogor held a peaceful action against the Draft Law on Music (RUU Permusikan) on Sunday Febr

Tribune News – February 10, 2019

Pipit Maulidiya, Surabaya – Scores of musicians in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya visited the grave of national hero WR Supratman where they gathered in a circle beside the grave and

September 2018

Metro TV – September 26, 2018

Purba Wirastama, Jakarta – Two decades have passed but the whereabouts of poet-activists Wiji Thukul is still unknown after he disappeared mysteriously in 1998.

July 2018

News/Indonesia – July 2, 2018

Reza Gunadha – Many academics, intellectuals and Indonesian youth can speak fluently on the historical ideas of ancient Greece and modern Europe.

May 2018

Detik Hot – May 25, 2018

Monica Arum, Jakarta – It is no easy thing to take the story of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s This Earth of Mankind from a novel and put it on the big screen.

October 2017

Surya Malang – October 3, 2017

Lowokwaru – Australian writer Max Lane packed out a collegial seminar and book dissertation on his new book titled Indonesia is not Present on this Earth of Mankind (Indonesia Tidak Hadir

Surya Malang – October 3, 2017

Klojen – The name Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesia’s foremost writer who was born in 1925 and died in 2006, still resonates to this day, not just in Indonesia but internationally, bridging the cult