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Best Writer, Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo Turah: A Portrait of Poverty

Monday, JanuaryFebruary 4 2017 00:00 WIB

INDONESIAN cinema’s major sin is in normalizing the myths of poverty. Many of our films show the poor relying on the compassion of the wealthy. The same solutions offered are: hard work, obedience and piety-things that have to do with personal capacity, as if poverty is not in any way related to the power relations and systemic exploitation underlying the many aspects of daily life.

Best Writer, Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo Turah: A Portrait of Poverty
written by Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo, Not many can rival the strength of turah’s screenplay in the aspect of social relevance

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  • INDONESIAN cinema’s major sin is in normalizing the myths of poverty. Many of our films show the poor relying on the compassion of the wealthy. The same solutions offered are: hard work, obedience and piety-things that have to do with personal capacity, as if poverty is not in any way related to the power relations and systemic exploitation underlying the many aspects of daily life.

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