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Indonesian Minister of Youth and Sports Gives Best Film Award to a Netherlands Film


(Jakarta, 06/15) One man. One piano. One series of daily life. One extraordinary story. Typisch Lang Lang, a documentary film about a famous pianist, Lang Lang, directed by Marc Pos from the Netherlands scored high in the World Film Awards, Jakarta, Indonesia, and becomes the festival best film.


Film has once again become the universal commodity to build harmonious relation and peace between countries. This strong value has been rooted deep in the mindset of the juries of the World Film Awards festival when they justly and carefully picked this excellent produced documentary film from the Netherlands.


World Film Awards is founded to support independent filmmakers, as well as travelers, history lovers, and adventurers to show their passion through entertaining and informative films. It aims to encourage people to love their culture and respect others, and to build a world without boundaries.


Jaap van der Werff from the Pos Video and Television attended the ceremony and was gladly received the glorious award at the grand Auditorium of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The Awards Ceremony, held on the 9th of June 2015, was inaugurated by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Imam Nahrawi. He warmly welcomed all the international winning filmmakers from all over the world and expressed his hope for a continuation and knowledge sharing between the local and international filmmakers, as well as maintaining good relation between countries.


The festival event is organized by the Indonesian Council of Creative People who works together with the Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sports. This fruitful collaboration has given a way to more than 50 attending international filmmakers to share their thought about film making in front of more than 300 local filmmakers during their three nights stay in Menara Peninsula hotel, Jakarta. The event is also supported by the Russian Cultural Center in Jakarta, and some carefully picked winning films were screened there for public.



Best picture:
Typisch Lang Lang, directed by Marc Pos

Platinum World Awards:
A Fistful of Pebble, directed by Somchanrith Chap - Newcomer
Belitter, directed by Mathankumaran - Newcomer
Bounce, directed by Rory Lowe & DC Barclay - Newcomer, director
Indigo Grey (The Passage), directed by Sean Robinson - Director
La Scultura, directed by Mauro John Capece - Director
Lapsus, directed by Karim Ouaret - Director
Motel Providence, directed by Derek Frey - Director, international film
Nobody, directed by Jonathan Dubsky - Story
Ryan, directed by Holly Dorff - Director
Sacred Journey of the Heart, directed by Skip Thomas - International documentary, director
Silent Tears (Mouna Vizhiththuligal), directed by Ilango Ramanathan - Director
Telleth of Those that Dwell in the Water, directed by Roy Ambriz - Director
The Bliss of Ignorance, directed by Simon Waller - International documentary
The Boy, directed by Cayman Grant - International film
The Tunes Behind The Toons, directed by Dave Bossert - International documentary
Touch, directed by Christopher Houghton - International film
Typisch Lang Lang, directed by Marc Pos - International documentary

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