"Dapat bekerja di luar negeri merupakan sebuah mimpi bagi banyak orang.
Kadang-kadang mimpi itu menjadi kenyataan, kadang-kadang yang tak terduga menjadi kenyataan.
Namun banyak yang masih bertanya, sebenarnya mimpi siapa yang mereka wujudkan..."
Pada acara Kampus edisi malam tahun baru imlek, kami telah mengundang Tari Sasha yang akan berbagi cerita mengenai kisah dirinya saat menjadi salah satu pemain utama dalam sebuah film dokumenter "Help is On The Way". Film dokumenter yang menceritakan mengenai kisah akan dorongan, tekanan, tantangan ataupun jalan yang harus dihadapi oleh setiap Pekerja Migran Indonesia (PMI) dalam mewujudkan cita-citanya untuk dapat bekerja di luar negeri, seperti di Taiwan, Hong Kong, dan Singapura.
Film dokumenter yang disutradarai oleh Ismail Fahmi Lubis, di bawah naungan PT. Dua Pulau Digital yang syuting di Indramayu dan Taiwan ini, mendapatkan Piala Citra untuk kategori Film Dokumenter Panjang Terbaik pada Festival Film Indonesia (FFI) 2019, hingga turut ditampilkan serta meraih beberapa penghargaan Festival Film di berbagai negara.
Seperti apa ceritanya?? Yuk langsung didengarkan saja ;)
>>>> Teman-Teman RTISI dapat menyaksikan Film Dokumenter "Help is On The Way" ini melalui GoPlay (https://bit.ly/playhelpisotw) **bagi yang sudah berlangganan Go Play <<<<
Ismail Fahmi Lubis: Director
Ismail is considered one of Indonesia’s foremost documentary film directors. He enrolled in the Institut Kesenian Jakarta (IKJ) in 1993, majoring in Film and Directing. Upon his graduation, he directed several Indonesian television drama series before switching his focus to documentary in 1998. As a cinematographer, Ismail has worked with notable filmmakers including Dutch filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich (Shape of the Moon, 2004) and Australia’s Cathy Henkel (The Burning Season, 2008). He has directed three feature documentaries including “Masked Monkey”, “Tarling Is Darling” and “Help Is On The Way”. His films have screened at Rotterdam IFF, Busan IFF, Jean Rouch IFF, Doc Point Documentary Film Festival and Taiwan IFF amongst others. His films have been broadcast on PTS Taiwan, EBS South Korea, Al Jazeera and GoPlay Indonesia. With Ismail's first two documentaries nominated for Indonesia's Best Feature Documentary Award at Festival Film Indonesia, his film Help Is On The Way won the award in 2019.
Nick Calpakdjian: Producer
Nick is a filmmaker based in SE Asia since 2010 producing and editing a range of documentary and drama for regional broadcasters and cinema. He is a 2020 alumni of Berlinale Talents (Tokyo Edition). In 2013 Nick co-produced and edited Timor Leste's first native language feature film “Beatriz's War”. The film premiered at the Adelaide International Film Festival before winning Best Film at the 44th annual India International Film Festival amongst other festival appearances. Nick produced and edited Ismail Fahmi Lubis’ award winning 2019 documentary “Help Is On The Way” for Go Play Indonesia and PTS Taiwan. Nick has also edited a number of significant films including “Trafficked - The Reckoning” (ABC), “Rosa’s Journey” (SBS), “Survival School” (SBS) and "Rising from Silence" (NHK World). He is currently in production of Arfan Sabran's “Rabiah & Mimi” and Ismail Fahmi Lubis' "Ta-Thung".
Tari is an Indonesian Migrant Worker from Kendal-Central Java. She has been working in Taiwan for 10 years. She has just finished her undergraduate studies at the Universitas Terbuka in Taiwan, majoring in Communication studies.
She really likes reading and writing. She won writing competitions several times, she got awards in writing competitions at Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrant (TLAM) in 2016 through her short story entitled ”Senpai”, in 2020, Tari won an award at the Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrant 2020 with her short story entitled “Sri Pon and Dongeng yang Mungkin Salah” and many other awards on other writing competitions.
She has also launched a book entitled “Babu Traveler '' in 2015, this book was launched at the Telkom Taiwan building, Xihu, Taipei. She was also the founder and the chairwoman of Taiwanese Creative Writers Community for the period 2015-2017.
Currently, Tari is still working in Taiwan, and waiting to return to Indonesia soon.
Sofia Setyorini: Impact Producer
Sofia is the founder of East Cinema, a film program focusing on conflict / minority places in the world as well East Indonesian issues. Across her many years in the film industry, Sofia has worked with respected Indonesian documentary NGO “In-Docs” Jakarta in 2006 where she was responsible for screening documentaries throughout Indonesia. She has been involved in various film festivals in Indonesia and abroad. In 2011 she worked with “Five Flavors Film Festival”, in Warsaw and in the same year, became a guest programmer at the film festival, Asian Hot Shots, in Berlin. In 2017 Sofia was invited to be one of the film selection teams at the Asia Peace Film Festival in Islamabad-Pakistan and in 2019 she was invited to be a judge at the Al-Nahj Film Festival in Karbala-Iraq, becoming the first female judge for the festival. In 2013 she featured as one of the authors of the book “Indonesian Women Filmmakers” published by Regiospectra, Berlin.