As the conclusion of the Indonesian Pluralities series, the film Indonesian Pluralities Today: Seeking Equality in Diversity invites us to revisit Indonesia from a different perspective: not only to be euphorically celebrate this diversity, but also to understand the potentials, problems, as well as contestation within.
The film “Three Voices” raises the voices of three Muslim women from three different religious organizations representing various perspectives on women’s issues, one of which is the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (PKS), which is now the Draft Bill on Sexual Crimes (TPKS).
The pandemic has changed so many aspects of our lives, religion is no exception. Religious communities have responded to the pandemic in a variety of ways, from resisting restrictions, adapting to circumstances, to an apocalyptic response. On the other hand, social solidarity from religious and interfaith communities emerged to deal with this situation. The question then is, how will our face and religious practices face the new post-pandemic world?
Unfinished Indonesia examines the political use and abuse of Islamic appeals and symbols in Indonesia’s 2019 national elections. Against this gripping contemporary backdrop, the film also explores the question of how the place of Islam in the Indonesian nation came to be such a point of contention, and its implications for rival understandings of Islam, citizenship, and nation today.
A Return to Peace (Beta Mau Jumpa) focuses on the efforts of Ambonese – and especially Ambonese women – to return to a life of relatively peaceful co-existence today, some twenty years after the worst of the Maluku violence.
In the Name of Belief (Atas Nama Percaya) explores the struggle of adherents of spiritual beliefs (kepercayaan) and indigenous religions (agama leluhur) in contemporary Indonesia in the aftermath of the 2017 Constitutional Court ruling on faith traditions not fully recognized by the state.