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National Poem Day, Mira Lesmana And Riri Reza Release Video Art Anthology Series: Me, Chairil

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In this article: Chairil Anwar

and was originally published in VOI English

Apr 28, 2023

To commemorate National Poem Day which falls on April 28, Miles Films launched a video art anthology series entitled Aku, Chairil. The series, which consists of 7 episodes, was initiated by Mira Lesmana and Riri Riza as a tribute to Chairil Anwar as a big name in the world of Indonesian literature. Mira Lesmana revealed that her production house intends to make a biopic film Chairil Anwar in 2021. However, the plan had not been implemented until she finally decided to make a work in the form of a video art anthology. "Perhaps many already know, we really love Chairil Anwar. Around 2021 we plan to make a film about Chairil Anwar. Because of the pandemic, we finally tried to make a work about Chairil in the form of another interesting work," said Mira Lesmana during a press conference at the Sarinah Building, Central Jakarta on Friday, April 28.

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