Call for Entry

ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary & Experimental Film Festival – Call for Entry 2018


The ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary & Experimental Film Festival is accepting documentaries until April 15th. Here you will find more information about their Call for Entry.

The word ARKIPEL was taken from ‘archipelago’ which refers to a term in Indonesian language ‘nusantara’. The word was known since the early 16th century. Nusantara is a group of thousand of islands keeping long globalization history of politics, cultural, and economics. More than 500 years ago, this region has become one of main destinations for Western explorer whom tried to find new areas to be colonized or as trading partner. Besides the European, there were also people came from the East (China, Arab, and India) which made this Nusantara region as an exploration destination in their trading missions of spices and silk. ARKIPELJakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival was initiated by Forum Lenteng to read a global phenomenon in social, political, economic and culture contexts through cinema. Of cinema, it is expected to capture the global society phenomenon, both in terms of aesthetic and socio-political context through the language of documentary and experimental filmmaking.

General Rules:
– Submission is open to short and feature length documentaries, experimental documentaries and innovative visual documentary productions.
– Applicants can submit more than 1 film.
– Films are screened in original language versions. In principle, if not with English dialogue, films must be subtitled in English. In case the original spoken language is in English but the subtitle is not embedded yet on the film, please upload the subtitle transcription in the column provided in the entry form.
Submission Fee: FREE
Deadline: April 15th, 2018

To read more about the Rules and Regulations please follow the next link:

We remind readers that the ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary & Experimental Film Festival will take place on August in Jakarta, Indonesia.

To see other Call for Entries please go to our section “Call for Entries”.

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