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[Commlist] New Book: Mujahid Film: Usmar Ismail

Sun Mar 21 22:22:04 GMT 2021

Ekky Imanjaya just published a book (an anthology of essays, academic papers, and popular writings) on Usmar Ismail (considered as the Father of Indonesian Cinema), launched as part of the celebration of the 100th Years of Usmar Ismail (20 March 1921-2021). The title is “Mujahid Film: Ismar Ismail” (Kineforum-Storial, 2021).

Some articles are in Indonesian, some are in English.
Usmar Ismail: Sebuah Perkenalan
1. Introduction to Usmar Ismail
2. Sang Mujahid Seni Indonesia

Ulasan Film
3. Tiga Menguak Usmar
4. Tukang Obat dan Kampanye Caleg di Sinema Kita,
5. Harimau Tjampa: Kelindan Pencak Silat dengan Islam

Lesbumi, Sensor, Politik
6. Sensor dalam Film
7. Lesbumi,  Dari  Jembatan Ulama-Seniman

Warisan, Restorasi, dan Transnasionalisme
8. Restoration of Lewat Djam Malam: The Importance, the Process, and the Obstacles
9. Two Orphan Films by Usmar Ismail
10. Indonesia’s Three Sisters Movies, Cultural Importance, and the Legacy of Challenging the Society 11. Revisiting Italian Neorealism: Its influence toward Indonesia and Asian Cinema or There’s No Such Thing Like Pure Neorealist Films

It can be purchased on
(1) Shopee: < 65.000,-  (pre-order, printed) (2) <> (e-book, full version  IDR 55.000,- can be purchased per article/chapter)

Or, simply type  “Usmar Ismail” at di <>  or

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