Film Screening: Kartini
Friday, December 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall , Auditorium 66 West 12th Street , New York, NY 10011
Kartini, a film by Hanung Bramantyo
English subtitles, 122 minutes
This biopic follows the journey of Raden Ajeng Kartini (April 21, 1879–September 17, 1904), an Indonesian heroine who fought for women’s emancipation and the abolishment of systemic misogyny. In her short life, Kartini empowered young women to pursue higher education and strive for their equality. Her legacy is celebrated every year on Kartini Day (April 21).
Doors at 6:30 p.m. Indonesian refreshment will be provided.
Presented by the Indonesian Film Forum New York and The New School Global Engagement and International Support Services.
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