Special screening of the film "Memories of my body"
Winner of APSA’s 2018 Cultural Diversity Award
under the patronage of UNESCO
by GARIN NUGROHO
2018, 106 minutes, original version in Indonesian, subtitled in English.
Juno is just a child when his father abandons him in their village in Central Java. Alone now, he joins a Lengger dance center where men shape their feminine appearance and movement. Since his youth, Juno has grown to feel that in a man there is always an element of male and female. On his journey Juno gets attention and love from his dance teachers, a handsome boxer and a Warok, and he must face the battlefield that his body is becoming.
This special screening, in the presence of the Director Garin Nugroho (Indonesia) and Jaclyn McLendon, General Manager of APSA, followed by a discussion with the audience, is organized within the framework of the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005).