Indonesia's Kamaludin and His 35mm Film Mobile Cinema


Roaming around Jakarta, Kamaludin and his team take analog movies to the city's poorer residents. The screenings usually happen during special events, with the set up consisting of a 35-mm projector, sound system, films, a screen and a large tent.

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Kamaludin states that movies caught on 35mm film is "more artistic and the sound is much better than digital. If you watch three movies in a row, you won’t feel tired, just relaxed.”

The screenings are usually made into an event aside from the actual celebration going on, with vendors selling food and other fun items to accommodate the viewers seated in an open field or the streets.

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For more details on Kamaludin and his 35mm film mobile cinema, check out the full article here.

written by crissyrobles on 2017-12-30 #culture #people

One Comment

  1. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    the article from Beawiharta, one greatest Indonesian photographer who work for Reuters. Admire his work at analogue era especially at Aceh conflict. And that "layar tancap" article really bringback my 90s childhood memory where my family went to the field bring food from home and watch India or Chinese movie. Ahh miss that era

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