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Biography of Alisjahbana, S. Takdir (Sutan Takdir), 1908-1994

Final edited version of Dan Hidup Berjalan Terus/And Life Goes On.... the biography of Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana directed by Riri Riza. Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana (1908-1994) is the founder and editor of the literary journal Pujangga Baru, which shaped the future of Indonesian literature around the time of independence. This film is the final edited version of the biography of Sutan Takdir Alisjahbanataken filmed at the author's home in Jakarta, Indonesia as part of the 'On the Record: Indonesian Literary Figures' series which features interviews with prominent Indonesian authors, poets and playwrights. This film is in Indonesian with English subtitles and transcripts in English and Indonesian are also available. About the 'On the Record: Indonesian Literary Figures' series: in an effort to promote knowledge about Indonesian literature and its creators, Lontar has thus far produced 24 films on Indonesian writers. These films offer viewers a direct look at the people behind the books. We are able to hear, directly from the writers mouths, their reminiscences and their thoughts. Each film is approximately 24 - 29 minutes in length; additional raw footage is available through the Lontar Digital Library.

Creator / Author:  Riza  Riri  1970- 

Created: 1995

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