Riri Riza

Riri Riza is a well-known Indonesian screenwriter-director and a partner in Miles Films, Jakarta. He has directed Indonesian art-house fares such as Eliana, Eliana, 3 Days to Forever, and Atambua 39oCelcius, along with box office hits like The Rainbow Troops and What’s With Love 2. Riri’s films have been screened in prestigious film festivals all over the world, such as Berlinale, Tokyo, Busan, Rotterdam, Vancouver and have also received numerous international awards. His recent feature, Athirah, won six awards in the Indonesian Film Festival 2016, including Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Director. Currently, Riri teaches film directing at his alma mater, Jakarta Institute of Arts.