During an election year in Indonesia, Heni is a legislative council candidate in the middle of making a campaign video about a slum area on the outskirts of Jakarta. In the video, Heni will give a house to Satinah, an old widow whom Heni objectifies as a poor and miserable low class citizen. Satinah’s ability to fake cry according to the needs of the video, frustrates Heni and makes her try every possible way to make Satinah cry naturally.

  • Official Selection of Cinemashort 2023
  • Best Director, Best Editor, Best Cinematographer and Best Picture Purwakarta Film Festival 2023
  • Best Short Film Piala Maya 2022
  • Official Selection of Jogja NETPAC Asian Film Festival 2022


12 min | 2022
Drama | Indonesia
Bahasa Indonesia with English subtitles

Director: ​​Deo Mahameru

Monday, 2 Oct 2023
19.30 Goethe Haus Auditorium

Thursday, 5 Oct 2023
17.00 Istituto Italiano di Cultura Jakarta

Friday, 6 Oct 2023
13.00 Institut Kesenian Jakarta

Saturday, 7 Oct 2023
12.00 SAE Institut Auditorium