Indonesia selects ‘Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts’ as its Oscars submission for best foreign-language film

Will Marlina become the first Indonesian film to get nominated for Best Foreign Language film at the Oscars? We think it's got a great shot!

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Opera Ainun | Yellow Claw | 100% Manusia Film Festival | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Sept 14-16)

Opera Ainun | Yellow Claw | 100% Manusia Film Festival | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Sept 14-16)

What are you doing this weekend?

Daniel Mananta to play titular role in ‘A Man Called Ahok’, trailer out tomorrow

Daniel Mananta to play titular role in ‘A Man Called Ahok’, trailer out tomorrow

Will this go on your watch list?

Paramore | Ramengvrl | Resonanz Choir | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Aug 24-26)

Paramore | Ramengvrl | Resonanz Choir | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Aug 24-26)

What are you doing this weekend?

Asian Games | G360live Festival | Kampoeng Legenda | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Aug 17-19)

Asian Games | G360live Festival | Kampoeng Legenda | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Aug 17-19)

What are you doing this long weekend?

On Off Festival | North of Nowhere | Timo Maas | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Aug 10-12)

On Off Festival | North of Nowhere | Timo Maas | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Aug 10-12)

What are you doing this weekend?

Judas Priest invites heavy metal superfan, President Jokowi, to their Jakarta concert in December

Judas Priest invites heavy metal superfan, President Jokowi, to their Jakarta concert in December

Judas Priest loves Jokowi.

SIPFest | Art Jakarta | Boozy Brunch | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (August 3-5)

SIPFest | Art Jakarta | Boozy Brunch | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (August 3-5)

What are you doing this weekend?

Scaring Scary Spice earns Indonesian illusionist The Sacred Riana a spot in America’s Got Talent semi-finals

Scaring Scary Spice earns Indonesian illusionist The Sacred Riana a spot in America’s Got Talent semi-finals

"Scaring Scary Spice isn’t cool. No no no. I do NOT want to play with her!"

The new trailer for ‘Wiro Sableng’ is filled with wicked ass-kicking action and goofy fun

The new trailer for ‘Wiro Sableng’ is filled with wicked ass-kicking action and goofy fun

This looks crazy good.


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Coconuts Jakarta is not an “infotainment” site, so we don’t bore you with a lot of celebrity gossip (unless it’s really crazy). What we mainly care about when it comes to showbiz is giving you the latest Indonesia-related movie and television news that we’re super excited about. Indonesia’s film industry has come a long way in recent years, with directors such as Joko Anwar, The Mo Brothers and Gareth Evans paving the way for movies from the archipelago to get more respect and exposure internationally.