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
Film & Television
May 12, 2020
February 12, 2020
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The Australian Embassy is bringing back its annual film festival to six cities across Indonesia.
January 31, 2020
Jakarta – The chaos at Republic of Indonesia Television (TVRI) seems to be never-ending.
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
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 – 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 – 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
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
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
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
Does anyone think that a single country can enforce protectionist policies against the global behemoth that is Netflix?
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
Budiarti Utami Putri, Bogor – Communication and Informatics Ministry (Kominfo) planned to strengthen the authority of the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI).
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 – Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia, or pesantren, have an image problem.
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
Children's cartoon Spongebob Squarepants has fallen afoul of Indonesia's broadcasting watchdog. Again.
August 9, 2019
Mikael Johani – The wait is, finally, almost over.
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.
June 19, 2019
Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The producers of Bumi Manusia, or This Earth of Mankind the movie, a long-awaited adaptation of Pramoedya Ananta Toer's 1980 classic leftist novel based on the li
April 29, 2019
Aisha Shaidra and Chitra Paramaesti, Jakarta – A number of rejections loomed over the release of Garin Nugroho's latest film entitled Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku, released internationally as
April 27, 2019
Feru Lantara, Depok – The Depok Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) in West Java has issued a letter supporting the Depok government's decision to ban the screening of the film "Memories of
April 25, 2019
Chitra Paramaesti, Jakarta – The director of the film "Memories of My Body" (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku), Garin Nugroho, has spoken out about an on-line petition rejecting his film which is
April 8, 2019
On 20 March, a day after the vice presidential debate featuring Ma'ruf Amin and Sandiaga Uno, President Joko Widodo and Ma'ruf's campaign team reported online publication tirto.id to t
March 5, 2019
Since Netflix became available in Indonesia in 2016, the video streaming platform has remained unavailable to a large number of Indonesians – specifically, customers of state-owned tel