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January 13, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - January 13, 2021

An Indonesian cartoon for children has become the subject of a controversy related to Islamic radicalism ahead of the show's movie debut.

October 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 28, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated a new station of state-owned television provider TVRI in West Papua on Wednesday, coinciding with the commemoration o

September 17, 2020

East Asia Forum - September 17, 2020

Muhammad Beni Saputra – In August, RCTI and iNews TV – two television stations owned by Indonesia's most influential media oligarch and Perindo Party Chairman Hary Tanoesoedibjo – filed

August 28, 2020

The Conversation - August 28, 2020

Budi Irawanto – The short film Tilik (Ladies on Top), directed by young filmmaker Wahyu Agung Prasetya, has become a social media sensation in Indonesia.

August 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 18, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Tjahjo Kumolo has sparked public outrage after sharing links of Indonesian movies, which were illegally uploa

August 17, 2020

The Conversation - August 17, 2020

David Hanan – The evolution of the Indonesian film industry is marked not only by its economic development, but more importantly by the contribution of the country's best filmmakers.

May 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 12, 2020

Ramadani Saputra, Jakarta – A group of sportscasters working for state-owned TV broadcaster TVRI is demanding up to seven months in back salaries, claiming they haven't been paid since

February 12, 2020

Jakarta Globe - February 12, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The Australian Embassy is bringing back its annual film festival to six cities across Indonesia.

January 31, 2020

Tempo - January 31, 2020

Jakarta – The chaos at Republic of Indonesia Television (TVRI) seems to be never-ending.

January 27, 2020

Jakarta Globe - January 27, 2020

Asni Ovier, Jakarta – Indonesian film "Lima" has been invited to the 16th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival in the Russian Federation state of Tatarstan scheduled for September.

January 25, 2020

Sydney Morning Herald - January 25, 2020

James Massola and Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – The streaming company doesn't want to talk about it. The head of the fatwa board denies it.

January 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has said that it is ready to issue a fatwa against popular streaming service Netflix should the platform be reported and found to have host

January 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 22, 2020

Jakarta – The supervisory board of public television broadcaster TVRI has criticized its former president director, Helmy Yahya, who was fired from his position after purchasing the ri

January 14, 2020

Jakarta Globe - January 14, 2020

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – New film "Anak Garuda," or "Children of Garuda," produced by the Selamat Pagi Indonesia School in Batu, East Java, has transformed the heartbreaking stories of yo

Coconuts Jakarta - January 14, 2020

An online campaign aiming to sway public opinion against Netflix in Indonesia has not yielded its desired outcome, as netizens in the country defended the streaming giant in numbers ag

January 10, 2020

Jakarta Globe - January 10, 2020

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – New documentary film "Nyanyian Akar Rumput," or "Song of the Grassroots," attempts to bring public attention back to the still-unsolved disappearance of poet and

January 7, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - January 7, 2020

Does anyone think that a single country can enforce protectionist policies against the global behemoth that is Netflix?

December 20, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 20, 2019

Vela Andapita, Jakarta – A new Portuguese-language Netflix comedy "The First Temptation of Christ" has made world headlines after sparking controversy and anger for depicting Jesus Chr

November 26, 2019

Tempo - November 26, 2019

Budiarti Utami Putri, Bogor – Communication and Informatics Ministry (Kominfo) planned to strengthen the authority of the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI).

November 22, 2019

Tempo - November 22, 2019

Dias Prasongko, Jakarta – The House of Representatives' (DPR) Information Commission asked public broadcasters, RRI and TVRI, to serve as the government's public relations.

November 19, 2019

Jakarta Globe - November 19, 2019

Jakarta – Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia, or pesantren, have an image problem.

September 18, 2019

Hollywood Reporter - September 18, 2019

Indonesia has selected the controversial coming-of-age drama Memories of My Body as its submission for the international feature film category at the 2020 Oscars.

September 16, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - September 16, 2019

Children's cartoon Spongebob Squarepants has fallen afoul of Indonesia's broadcasting watchdog. Again.

August 9, 2019

Jakarta Globe - August 9, 2019

Mikael Johani – The wait is, finally, almost over.

June 27, 2019

Suara.com - June 27, 2019

Ferry Noviandi, Ismail – Falcon Picture is again producing a film based on a story taken from a novel by Indonesia foremost author Pramoedya Ananta Toer.