The Flame

Arfan SABRAN Indonesia, Qatar 76 Min PG Singapore Premiere

A spirited elderly indigenous activist in Indonesia fights for legal rights to a patch of forest that his village has been inhabiting for generations.

In the 1990s, over one million hectares of rainforest were destroyed in Central Kalimantan on the island of Borneo for the notorious Mega Rice Project, resulting in calamitous ecological consequences. Today, fighting against corporate interests, 77-year-old Dayak activist Iber DJAMAL relentlessly pursues legal rights to some 100 hectares of the remaining Barasak ancestral forest that the Pilang Village have been inhabiting for generations.

Timing & Venue

Price

5 December 2021,
Sunday, 1.00pm
National Museum Singapore

$15.00

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English Title

The Flame

Original Title

Bara

Country

Indonesia, Qatar

Year

2021

Runtime

76 Min

Rating

PG

Language(s)

Bahasa Indonesia, Dayak

Subtitles

English

Credits

Arfan SABRAN

Arfan SABRAN is an Indonesian filmmaker who has directed documentaries and line-produced international co-productions. He is also a programme manager for Rumah Ide, which seeks to develop eastern Indonesia’s film industry. The Flame is his first feature-length documentary.

Cast & Crew

Screenwriter

Arfan SABRAN

Producer

Gita FARA
Arfan SABRAN

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