Jokowi Film Withdrawn from Screening

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Indonesian media outlets have been abuzzed with the film about President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. The biopic “Jokowi Adalah Kita” (Jokowi Is Us) is 80 minutes long. It was produced by PT K2K Production of KK Dheeraj, and was scheduled to hit the cinema screen by Nov. 20. But the film was withdrawn just one day after it was released. [continue reading]

Film, Politics, Rob Allyn, and Hashim Djojohadikusumo

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According to the movie archive of 21 Cineplex Group, the Trilogi Merdeka (the Freedom Trilogy) produced by Rob Allyn’s Margate House and Hashim Djojohadikusumo’s Media Desa Indonesia was directed by Yadi Gudandi and Conor Allyn. Conor Allyn is Rob Allyn’s son. The cooperation between Rob Allyn and Hashim Djojohadikusumo led many to question the motive of their partnership.[continue reading]