Queer East Festival 2024
17 — 28 April
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A Gift
Indonesia, 2018

Short Form,
Directed by
Aditya Ahmad
Running time
15 min mins
Isfi dresses as a boy when she is amongst her male friends, but has to wear a hijab to be accepted at her best friend Nita’s house. Two days before Nita’s birthday, Isfi decides to prepare a gift for Nita in her bedroom.

Director Bio

Aditya Ahmad, born in Makassar in 1989, had his short Sepatu Baru recognised with a Special Mention in the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. He subsequently participated the Asian Film Academy (19th Busan International Film Festival) and the Berlinale Talent Campus 2015.

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