Bermula Dari A

Bermula Dari A
written, produced, and directed by BW Purba Negara
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Original Title Bermula Dari A
English title Starting From A
Duration 15 min
Format HD 1920×1080 25p
Audio Stereo
Year of production 2011
Production company Limaenam Films


Short Synopsis
The girl lends her lips to the boy who lends her a pair of eyes. Her lips become his voice as his eyes become her sight.

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Director’s statement
Basically, all human beings are blind, mute, and deaf. So that we need the kind of love, which teaches us how to really see, speak, and listen. Regardless of all weaknesses, every human being is normal. There is no one deserves to be defined as disabled, except the mind.

Festival Exposures :

• Winner – Best Short Film Award, Hanoi International Film Festival 2012, Vietnam.
• Winner – Best Short Film Award, Vladivostok International Film Festival 2012
• Winner – Miglior Fotografia, Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival, 2012, Italy.
• Winner – Ladrang award for best short film, Festival Film Solo 2011, Indonesia.
• Winner – Audience award, Europe on Screen Short Film competition 2011, Indonesia.
• Winner – Citra award for best short film, Festival Film Indonesia 2011, Indonesia.
• Jury special menAon, Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival 2011, Indonesia.
• Official Selection – Wide angle section, Busan International Film Festival 2011, South Korea
• Official Selection, Gulf Film Festival 2012, Dubai, UAE.
• International Competition – Sedicicorto International Film Festival 2012, Italy.
• International Competition – Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2012, France.
• International Competition – Tampere InternaAonal Film Festival 2012, Finland.
• International Competition – Hong Kong International Film Festival 2012.