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Sukacita shares knowledge with parents, children and schools

Sukacita: Information centre in Bali for children with an intellectual disability

By: Yvette Benningshof ‘Sukacita’ in Bali provides information about children with an intellectual disability for special schools, teachers and parents. The ...

Marion Bloem

Author Marion Bloem: ‘Indonesian Grandma Moemie Predicted 9/11’

By: Yvette Benningshof Dutch writer with Indonesian roots Marion Bloem stands in the spotlights this year. She has gracefully reached the age of 60 and celebrates a...

Ayu Utami, By: Panji Susanto

Indonesian Writer & Activist Ayu Utami: ‘I love Indonesia with Pain in my Heart’

By: Yvette Benningshof Questioning politics, human behavior and her own religion made Ayu Utami into a taboo breaking writer, journalist and activist. She gained...

Van Dis in Indonesie

Dutchman ‘Van Dis in Indonesië:’ A Critical & Personal View on Indonesia

By: Yvette Benningshof The Dutch tv series Van Dis in Indonesië featured the well known writer Adriaan van Dis, traveling through Indonesië in search of his...

Kunming Hip Hop band West Hill in Amsterdam

Give it up for West Hill, Chinese Hip Hop band Features in Docu & on Stage!

By: Yvette Benningshof ‘I’m the pioneer of Yunnan’s local hip hop culture’, says MC ‘Nan’ laughing about his own statement in the documentary ‘Say...

cinemasia in 't land

CinemAsia Festival Filmtour 14-15 April

By: Yvette Benningshof & Emma Kwee Did you miss the CinemAsia Film Festival in Amsterdam? Blast! But luckily, CinemAsia is going on tour with a few selected films....

Nia Dinata arisan2

Director Nia Dinata’s Arisan: Sex and the City with Substance

By: Yvette Benningshof Flashing Jakarta big city life, the pristine beaches of the Gili’s, socialites, parties, fashion, friendship and romance: you’ll find plenty...

Children of Srikandi

Children of Srikandi: The First Indonesian Docu about Queer Women

By: Yvette Benningshof For the first time in the history of Indonesian cinema, queer female filmmakers are breaking the code of silence. Eight Indonesian women, all...

Agustinus Wibowo, backpacker, tourist or flashpacker? In Afghanistan he became 'sandalpacker' and 'sackpacker'

Indonesian Travel Writer & Photographer Agustinus Wibowo: ‘Traveling is about Losing your Ego’

By: Yvette Benningshof Passing borderlines is almost a daily routine for Agustinus Wibowo. The travel writer and photographer from Indonesia picked up his backpack at...

Robin Lim, By: Miyoshi Masato

CNN Hero of the Year: Bali based Guerrilla Midwife ‘Ibu’ Robin Lim!

By: Yvette Benningshof In the small clinic of Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth) in Bali Robin Lim (55) flies around like a busy bee. Driven by the strong belief that...