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Biography of Poyk, Gerson



Final edited version of Nostalgia Nusatenggara/Nostalgia Nusatenggara, directed by Chandra Tanzil. Gerson Poyk (b. 1931), writer, journalist, and also teacher, positions himself as one of the most shining writers from the East of Indonesia. This film is the final edited version of the biography of Gerson Poyk filmed in Nusatenggara, 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:  Tanzil  Chandra 

Created: 2002

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