to Sumatra, the Island of Gold. It is the sixth biggest island
in the world, with sprawling volcanic mountains, making it one
of the Rings of Fire islands.
old island has a developed culture and civilization since the
prehistoric era, including the spreading area of megalith and
bronze Culture, proofed by the founding of bronze drums and
statues of ancestors of the megalithic era.
Sumatera International Film Festival, built under the branch of
old and established international film festival group, meant to
preserve the culture of the island by continuing spreading the
goodwill of modern technology through filmmaking. We hope to
enhance the art of filmmaking to maintain the modern art by
emphasizing of the good old values our ancestors bring.
searching for inspirational films & educational and informative
documentaries, carrying any theme (except for nudity, vulgarity,
and other films with prejudice, discrimination, and hatred
also searching for spiritual and ghost theme, especially ones
related to old times, tradition, and heroic stories.
establishing the Festival, we hope to familiarize Sumatra
culture and history to a global world and exchanging modern
skills and beauties filmmaking brings.
welcomes all filmmakers, newcomers, students, history lovers,
and sculptures, painters, and artists to shine their masterpiece
in our festival.
Ceremony will be held in Lampung, in one of the Nusantara
kingdoms in Sumatera island. Winning filmmakers will be
entertained and fulfilled with its traditional charm and warm
greetings and pleasantries.
and queens from Nusantara are invited. The Festival will also
hold filmmaking workshop and selected screenings.
filmmakers would also be thrilled with the various traditional
dances and art journeys while exchanging experience with other
winning filmmakers in this hilly upland plains that send a
breezy weather all-year long.