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Wiji Thukul: From Solo to Locarno

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In this article: Wiji Thukul

Written by Okky Madasari, and was originally published in Jakarta Post

Aug 11, 2016

In August 1963, Wiji Thukul was born in Solo, Central Java. This August, 53 years later, a film based on his life was screened for the first time for a global audience in Locarno, Switzerland. The movie will be screened across Indonesia at the end of the year. I am sure this is not the kind of birthday present that Wiji would accept cheerfully. For him, this film and its first screening at a prestigious film festival would have been like a monument of sadness rather than a stage for celebration.

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