Deborah Gabinetti, Co-Founder & ExecDir, Balinale International Film Festival Director, Bali Film Center
Waking Up to Kingfishers
Deborah Gabinetti is quick, gregarious, and emotive an immediate presence as soon as she enters a room. Yet she gives the impression of someone who is used to listening and observing. She will stop in the middle of a story to check your reaction, is not afraid to let pauses linger, tilts her head at you when curious to know what your take is on a situation and persists until…
Things happened quickly, beyond the expectations of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) and his legal team. Right after the panel of judges at the North Jakarta Administrative Court found Basuki guilty, on Tuesday last week, the prosecutor asked to meet with Basuki outside the courtroom. 'Come one, let's chat out back," said one prosecutor.