We’re only a month away from the annual European film festival, Europe on Screen (EoS), and several pre-event screenings are scheduled for this month. You can watch films that have been screened at the previous editions of EoS, such as Danish drama/thriller The Charmer (2017) and Swedish comedy The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared (2013). The full schedule is available on the poster above along with the screening locations.
The event will be held simultaneously in March on Friday and Saturday on these dates: 6-7, 13-14, and 21 at several cultural centers in Jakarta. Free entry.
Let’s celebrate the third anniversary of throwback party specialists, Videostarr, this Friday, with one of the pioneers of funkot music, Barakatak. Funkot, short for funky kota, is a mixture of dangdut and House music, which emerged in the early ‘90s. With simple lyrics and catchy Sundanese pop-infused beats, Barakatak’s earworm hits such as Musiknya Asyik and Maju Maju Maju may be stuck in one’s head for some time.
Barakatak went on a two-decade hiatus before performing again in recent years, mesmerizing both younger and older audiences. Other DJs will be performing at the party, such as Merdi and Sid the Housecat.
Friday, March 6 at Lucy in the Sky, SCBD, South Jakarta from 9pm onwards. First drink charge at IDR100K/person, table RSVP to +62 813 1986 7542.
This photo exhibition will showcase the works of Indonesian photojournalists who participated in the Permata Photojournalist Grant 2019 & Erasmus Huis Fellowship to Amsterdam 2020 programs. Their projects tell stories of innovation in traditional and modern lives, including technology, healing, fisheries, and contemporary phenomenon in our society.
The exhibition opens today until April 5 at Erasmus Huis, with the opening event scheduled for 6.30pm.
To commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Agnès Varda, the upcoming Secret Movie Saturday screening by Jakarta Cinema Club will be all about the legendary Belgian-born French filmmaker. Varda was a director, artist, and photographer who had an important role in the development of the French New Wave film movement of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Her films mostly revolve around feminist issues and other social commentary in her distinctive experimental style.
As mentioned in the program’s title, the audience will only know the film once the lights are dimmed in the auditorium. Don’t miss the discussion after the screening to learn more about Varda.
Saturday, March 7 at Studio Sang Akar, Tebet, South Jakarta, from 4pm onwards. IDR30K/person, RSVP your spot here.
Sana Studio, one of the pioneers of boutique fitness studios in Jakarta, will hold a 10K run for women this Sunday. Runners will go on a 10-kilometer run in the heart of South Jakarta, starting from The Buya Cipete — where Sana Cipete is located — down to Antasari street, Wijaya, Dharmawangsa, Fatmawati street, and back to Cipete.
Sunday, March 8 at The Buya Cipete from 5am onwards. More information about the race is available on the event’s website.
Whether you’re participating in Sana Studio’s Women’s 10K or not, spending your Sunday morning at a coffee open market sounds like a rad idea. If you’re a barista, or aspiring to be one, there will also be a female-only latte art competition at the event.
Sunday, March 8 at Grange Park Jakarta, close to Cipete Raya MRT, from 7am onwards. More information is available on Pasar Kopi Cipete’s official Instagram page.
As the name suggests, enjoy film screenings, musical performances, as well as dining at the annual Film Musik Makan event. Numerous Indonesian indie short and feature films, such as Mountain Song by Palu-based filmmaker Yusuf Radjamuda, will be screened at the event. Aside from screenings, there will also be a discussion regarding student films.
Sunday, March 8 at GoetheHaus, Menteng, Central Jakarta, from 10am-10pm. IDR207,700/person, tickets are available on Goers.
There will be a Beethoven Sonata concert this Sunday, featuring Beethoven’s Sonatas and Romance performed by Sarah Faith Oei on flute and violin, as well as Vincent Wiguna and Stephanie Onggowinoto on piano.
Sunday, March 8 at Johann Sebastian Bach Recital Hall in Aula Simfonia Jakarta, Kemayoran, North Jakarta from 2pm onwards. Tickets priced at IDR100,000 for students and IDR200,000 for general audience. RSVP at +6221 6586 7808 or +628 777 100 2009 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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