After weeks of anticipation, we finally get the official date of our music documentary film cinema release in Indonesia. Next month, we'll have the cinema premiere, and we couldn't be more excited. Hopefully we can make it through worldwide. Yes, it means lots of work to be done, but I really love every second of it.
JALANAN (Streetside) is a story about Indonesia, street music, love, prison, politics, sex, corruption, rice fields, globalization and heartache through the eyes of 3 street buskers in Jakarta, Titi, Boni and Ho over a tumultuous 5 years of their own lives. We won Busan International Film Festival 2013 as Best Documentary Film, and have submitted to other international festivals as well!
What I love the most about this film project that I'm working on is that this is a journey. Not just for Titi, Boni and Ho, in their struggles for a better life, but also for us. We have so many exciting plans, that is not just about the film, but also our mission to create awareness of these marginalized group that Titi, Boni and Ho represent - they are not victims, but like other people, they're fighting their own battle that is life. Like Ho used to say,"Life needs to be fully lived".
I can't wait to see what and where and how this journey will take us.
p.s : this trailer (and the whole movie) is with english subtitle - hopefully we can add more subtitle in the near future :)