• Original Title: Ahu Parmalim
  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 24 minutes
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Language: Indonesia
  • Subtitle: English

Film Director(s)

Cicilia Maharani Tungga Dewi (Indonesia)

Film Synopsis:

Carles Butar Butar (17 years old) is a Parmalim teenage boy who has two major roles in life, as a son who helps his family economy by working in the fields and an ordinary teenage boy who tries to fullfill his dream as a policeman. He may not be able to achieve his dream, due to his family economy condition, but he has his own way to deal with this situation. He continues to try and stick to his religion teachings that he believes in. How did Carles manage those major roles in his life? What was Malim Religion’s teaching that he believed in? What was his effort to fulfill his dream?


Freedom Talk: Mending the gaps in our education system

What can education do to Mend the Gap?

In an increasingly segmented and divided world (faced with neverending wars, religious and racial conflicts and discrimination of minorities), is our education system, equipping and preparing the young to be inclusive, respectful of diversity, be well informed in order to co-exist peacefully?

What have been some of the successful efforts that have been implemented and what are the lessons learned?


Film Screening

Date: 5 October 2018
Time: 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Session: 24

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