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Memori Dia
Indonesia, 2022

Short Form,
Directed by
Asarela Orchidia Dewi
Running time
19 mins

Triggered by an old family photograph, a young adult named Azka starts to trace back their childhood. While revisiting these long-forgotten memories, Azka discovers unresolved pains they never knew existed. This experience marks the beginning of a journey of profound self-acceptance. 

Director Bio

Asarela Orchidia Dewi is an Indonesian filmmaker and visual artist currently living in Berlin. They received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Design from the University of Applied Science Berlin.  Due to their nomadic life as a child and their gender identity, the experience and feelings of alienation in various facets become Asarela’s main inspiration.  


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