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They’re actually going to make a movie about the 212 anti-Ahok protest called ‘212: The Power of Love’

Indonesian film studios, like many opportunistic movie makers around the world, tend to try and cash-in by making films about current popular trends rather than making movies for...

They’re actually going to make a movie about the 212 anti-Ahok protest called ‘212: The Power of Love’

Newly crowned Miss Indonesia not acknowledged by “home” province of NTB because she’s not actually from there

On Saturday, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province representative Achintya Holte Nielsen was crowned the winner at the Miss Indonesia 2017 beauty pageant in Jakarta....

Newly crowned Miss Indonesia not acknowledged by “home” province of NTB because she’s not actually from there

Hollywood’s “The Raid” finds director in Joe Carnahan, Frank Grillo to star

Arguably Indonesia’s greatest cinematic export of all time, it was only a matter of time before Hollywood tried to remake “The Raid”, given their penchant for trying to cash...

Hollywood’s “The Raid” finds director in Joe Carnahan, Frank Grillo to star

New movie about legendary Indonesian hero Wiro Sableng being co-produced by Fox International Studios

New movie about legendary Indonesian hero Wiro Sableng being co-produced by Fox International Studios

Puteri Indonesia Kezia Warouw’s Garuda costume for Miss Universe 2016 is seriously badass (PHOTOS)

So gloriously over the

Puteri Indonesia Kezia Warouw’s Garuda costume for Miss Universe 2016 is seriously badass (PHOTOS)

Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela crowned 2nd runner-up at Miss World 2016

Congrats

Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela crowned 2nd runner-up at Miss World 2016

#Headshot812: Iko Uwais’ latest butt-kicking action movie finally comes to Indonesian cinemas

“Headshot” is finally debuting in Indonesian cinemas

#Headshot812: Iko Uwais’ latest butt-kicking action movie finally comes to Indonesian cinemas

‘I think I have enter wind’: Indonesian literally translated into English can be… odd, as Sacha Stevenson demonstrates

‘I think I have enter wind’: Indonesian literally translated into English can be… odd, as Sacha Stevenson demonstrates

South Korea’s Psy to bring ‘Gangnam Style’ to ICE BSD City (November 24)

'Member 'Gangnam Style'? Yeah, we

South Korea’s Psy to bring ‘Gangnam Style’ to ICE BSD City (November 24)

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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.