First established in 2007, the Balinale International Film Festival returns to Bali October 20-25, 2009, steadfast in its commitment to provide an opportunity for international filmmakers to show and screen their films to the Indonesian market while, simultaneously, exposing Indonesia's culture and unrivalled beauty to the international filmmaking community.
If it's about film, expect to find it at the Balinale International Film Festival: Six days of workshops, social gatherings and film screenings appealing to both those working in the film industry or to popcorn-fueled movie maniacs.
A Genuine Bargain
Perhaps the best thing about the Balinale is its prices. Friends of the Festival Passes with priority admission to all films cost only Rp. 150,000 per person (US$15), while tickets to individual screenings sell for only Rp. 25,000 (US$2.50). Tickets are limited and many showing are expected to be sell-outs! Early ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
18:30 Red Carpet Arrival
19:30 Coffee and Allah NZ (14 min) and Mary and Max (80 Min) Australia
20:30 After-film party at Planet Hollywood
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
13:00 Seminar: How to Develop a Screenplay
14:30 Darah and Dupa (17 min) and Princess of Africa (76 min) Spain
17:00 Snaked: A Moroccan Adventure (6 min) USA and Morning of the Earth (87 min) Australia
19:00 Tokyo Sonata (120 min) Japan
21:00 Hush Baby (4 min) Singapore and Oh My God (93 min) USA
Thursday, October 22, 2009
13:00 Seminar: Trials and Tribulations of Producing
14:30 El Sistema (120 min) Venezuela
17:00 Still Bill (82 min) USA
19:00 White (3 min) Singapore; Twogether (2 min) Singapore; Valentino: The Last Emperor (97 min) USA
21:00 Kanchivaram (117 min) India
Friday, October 23, 2009
13:00 Seminar: Introduction to Filmmaking
14:30 Fais Comme Chez Toi (20 min) France and Banilieu 13 – Ultimatum (101 min) France
17:00 Il Divo (117 min) Italy
19:00 Pasangan Baru (15 min); Blood & Milk; Drupadi (40 min) – Indonesia
21:00 Dirty Bitch (14 min) Singapore and Inglorious Basterds (152 min) USA
Saturday, October 24, 2009
10:00 Flower in the Pocket (97 min) Malaysia
Sunday, October 25, 2009
10:00 Meraih Mimpi (80 min) Indonesia
For more information and film details [Balinale International Film Festival Website].
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