Artwork FFD 2018 by Prihatmoko Moki

December 5th, 2018

The audience’s enthusiasm at the opening of Festival Film Dokumenter 2018 at Societet Militair, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta (12/5/18).

The director of Forum Film Dokumenter, Henricus Pria, explained about Forum Film Dokumenter as an organization behind the festival (12/5/18).

Beautiful Things by Giorgio Ferrero and Federico Biasin from Italy screened as the opening film of FFD 2018 (12/5/18).

Makiko Wakai (far left) and Fan Wu (second from left), two of the juries of FFD 2018 competition interacting with Wan Ying (second from right) from Taiwan Docs and festival’s visitors at the greeting session after the screening of FFD 2018’s opening film (12/5/18).


December 6th, 2018

A volunteer guide the visitor so he could enjoy the interactive documentary which accessible throughout December 6th to 11th at Ruang Galeri, Societet Militair, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta (12/6/12).

FFD 2018 visitors enjoying VR documentary in the program “The Feelings of Reality” that speak about disability issues (12/6/12).

Haruka Hama (middle) from YIDFF (Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival), Japan is one of FFD 2018’s partners in the 'Film Criticism Workshop' program (12/6/12).

Jewel Maranan, the director of 'In the Claws of a Century Wanting', taking photo together after Q&A session in the screening of FFD 2018 Feature-length Documentary Competition program (12/6/18).

Erik Mjanes (right) from Canadian Embassy, became the speaker at “Human, Frame by Frame” discussion at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta (12/6/18). Began with the screening of 19 Days by Asha Siad & Road Siad, the discussion talked about immigration issues and its relation to Canadian’s government policies.

Visitors occupied the Amphitheatre, one of the venues of FFD 2018 at Taman Budaya Yogyakarta (12/6/18), to watch the screening of “Lanskap” program which tried to evoke the forgotten discourses and dialogs in discussing Indonesia.

Chris Fujiwara, a programmer and a film critic became the mentor of Film Criticism Workshop held from December 6th to 11th at Ayaartta Hotel Malioboro. Participating in this workshop are 7 participants from 4 countries (Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia).

Visitors enjoying Waterland by Hsu Yen-ting (Taiwan), a documentary that focused on the use of sounds in telling the story of an ocean at Ruang Epson, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta (12/6/18).


December 7th, 2018

Doc Talk discussion titled “Program and Audience Strategy” held at Amphitheatre, TBY (12/7/18). Presenting three programmers as the speakers: Chris Fujiwara, Fan Wu (Taiwan Int’l Documentary Film Festival-TIDFF), and Alexander Matius (Kinosaurus).

Fan Wu (TIDFF programmer), described how the works of programming gave a new insights in viewing films.

'Talking Money' discussion takes place at Loop Station, with the presence of Sebastian Winkels as the filmmaker (12/7/18).

Abraham Ravett told the audience how the producing of his film 'Holding Hands With Ilse'  became a method in filling the gaps he have throughout his life.

The audience reading the festival schedule while waiting for the screening of “Lanskap” program at Auditorium IFI-LIP (12/7/18).

The judging discussion of Student Competition takes place at Aryaartta Hotel Malioboro (12/7/18). Jason Iskandar (middle) is one of the juries aside from Vivian Idris and Alexander Matius.

Agnes Michelle (far right) is telling the background of her film production which screened at Auditorium IFI-LIP in the “Lanskap” program (12/7/18).

One of the audiences asked Agnes Michelle (the director of 'O-Sepig') about the possibility of filmmakers to label poverty on to subjects.

Adrian Jonathan (Cinema Poetica), one of the mentors of the 'Film Criticism Workshop' program, is giving inputs to the film review assignment made by the workshop participant (12/7/18).

The screening of Golden Memories (Petite Histoire of Indonesian Cinema) at Societet Militair, TBY watched by 100 audience (12/7/18).

One of the audiences asked about Indonesian home cinema development at the Q&A session after the screening of 'Golden Memories (Petite Histoire of Indonesian Cinema)' at Societet Militair, TBY (12/7/18).


December 8th, 2018

The judging atmosphere of category short documentary of FFD 2018 (12/8/18). Mandy Marahimin (middle) is one of the juries of the category with Aryo Danusiri and Fan Wu.

One of the visitors is enjoying 'The Space We Hold', an interactive documentary played at Ruang Galeri, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta. This work is a part of the program “A Play of Perspective” (12/8/18).

The mentor: Chris Fujiwara (left), Adrian Jonathan (middle), and Haruka Hama (right), the representative of YIDFF as our partner, taking photo together with the participants and the facilitators of 'Film Criticism Workshop' FFD 2018 (12/8/18).

Johannes Gierlinger, the director of 'Remapping the Origins', taking photo after Q&A session at the screening (12/8/18).

A volunteer (right) is explaining to the visitor (left) about how to operate the tools to enjoy the interactive documentary curated in “A Play of Perspective” program.

Impression notes given by the visitors about the interactive documentaries played at Ruang Galeri, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta. There are two programs presented in this program: “A Play of Perspective” and “The Feelings of Reality”.

Three of five finalists from the Student Competition are explaining each of their works after the screening at Societet Militair TBY (12/8/18).

Q&A session with Richard Hsiuo post the screening of Robot Somnambulism, one of the films in the program “Perspektif”, at Auditorium IFI-LIP (12/8/18).


December 9th, 2018

Aditya R. Pratama (right), as the representative of FFD, delivering a presentation regarding the launch of “The Feelings of Reality” program which will be held until 2020. Accompanying him, Dewa Rygen (left) as the sign language interpreter.

Supriadi (middle), one of the participants of  “The Feelings of Reality” program's discussion giving his opinion on government’s policies and accessibilities for the disabled in Indonesia (12/9/18).

Participants’ group photo session after the discussion of “The Feelings of Reality”.

Discussion session post the screening schedule of Layar Berbisik at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta, with the finalists of Student Competition whose films will be screened on the related schedule.

Group photo with the participants of the discussion and screening of Layar Berbisik at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta at 4 p.m. (12/9/18).

Discussion post the screening of Free to Work with Agnese Cornelio (middle) at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta, moderated by FFD 2018’s programmer Syifanie Alexander (left) (12/9/18).

The official selection of Short Competition's filmmakers take a photo session with the visiting audience, at Societet Militair TBY at 7 p.m. (12/9/18).


December 10th, 2018

Two visitors are registering themselves to watch the screening at Societet Militair, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta.

Visitors are enjoying the main installation and artwork of Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) 2018, by Prihatmoko Moki.

Audience enthusiasm to attend the screening of 'Nyanyian Akar Rumput 'from Yuda Kurniawan at Societet Militair, TBY (12/10/18).

Chris Fujiwara (middle) is reflecting his experience in film critic with what happened in this era, at the discussion of  “Film Criticism: Aren’t We All?”. This session is moderated by Ayu Diah Cempaka (right).

A Doc-Talk “Film Criticism: Aren’t We All?” participant is writing the material delivered.

A question and answer session with Mahardika Yudha, filmmaker of Golden Memories at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta (12/10/18). This film was selected as official selection of FFD 2018 Feature-length Documentary Competition.

Q&A session with the representatives of FFD 2018 Short Documentary finalists at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta (12/10/18).

Yogi Fuad (right) is presenting the background production of Angin Pantai Sanleko, his film that was screened at Amphitheater TBY  (12/10/18). This session is moderated by Aditya R. Pratama, programmer of FFD 2018.

Hadhi Kusuma, director of Sekeping Kenangan, answering an audience’s question in the discussion session post the screening of his film at Amphitheater TBY (12/10/18).


December 11th, 2018

Gerai Indikasi Geografis from BEKRAF is opened today (12/11) at Societet Militair TBY to join the celebration of FFD 2018. This coffee stall is offering free coffees and will be opened until December 12th, 2018.

One of the visitors (left) is trying to make his own coffee, watched over by the staff of Gerai Indikasi Geografis from BEKRAF (right).

A discussion with Seiko Kato (right), President of IMPLEO, after the screening of “Little Fragment of Asia” program at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta (12/11/18). This session is moderated by Ukky Satya Nugrahani (left).

Audience enthusiasm in participating the discussion of “Perspektif” program, which titled “Anti-Holiday Forces: Viewing The Practice of Vulnerable Jobs Today” at IFI-LIP Yogyakarta (12/11/18).

Hizkia Yosie Polimpung (left) delivering his perspective regarding the activity of working in this era at the discussion of “Perspektif”. This session is moderated by FFD 2018 programmer, Irfan R. Darajat (right).

Left to right: Manshur Zikri (Pagi yang Sungsang), Ahmad Fahmi (Sampun Jawah), Muh. Abi (InangInang). A Q&A session with the filmmakers of “Lanskap” program screened at Societet Militair TBY (12/11/18).

Fauzani Rahmadi, the director of ‘Nyala: Nyanyian yang Tak Lampus’ answering audience's question after his film screened at Societet Militair, TBY (12/11/18).


December 12th, 2018

Awarding night on 7.00 pm MC'ed by Gundhi (left) and Dita (right) (12/12/18)

Sarah Camara, IFI-LIP representatives, delivering her speech and gratitude towards collaboration between FFD and IFI-LIP.

Sazkia Noor Anggraini (Program Director) explained about the programs whose been running during this year festival.

An Akatara Award was given to AsiaDoc's participant which is Linda Nursanti (left) with her documentary project entitled 'The Ant vs The Elephant'.

Alexander Matius (Juri Pelajar, kiri) take a picture with the delegation of 'Tarian Kehidupan' who awarded as the Best Student Documentary.

Adrian Jonathan Pasaribu trusted by the Short Competition Jury whose unable to attend to deliver juror's argument for not choosing any film in the category as Best Short Documentary.

M. Haikal (right), the editor of ‘The Nameless Boy’ who get the award of 'Special Mention Jury Award' in Short Documentary Competition.

D.S. Nugraheni (on behalf of Jewel Maranan) expressed her gratitude after her film received an award as FFD 2018 Best Feature-length Documentary.

Ukky Satya (Festival Director) giving her final statement before FFD 2018 closed by a screening of 'Tarian Kehidupan' who awarded as the best student documentary.