on DAFILMS: Leonard Retel Helmrich's trilogy
For more than 10 years, Dutch director Leonard Retel Helmrich has been returning to the homeland of his parents to observe and record the transformation of Indonesia in the turbulent years of economic and cultural globalization.
The Dafilms portal presents all of the three parts of his famous documentary trilogy, including the latest film "Position among the Stars". On the backdrop of the tension in Indonesian society, Helmrich’s camera follows the Sjamsuddin family living their daily lives of work and worries, mutual love and hatred.
In the week from May 21, you can watch the first two parts of the trilogy; Eye of the Day and Shape of the Moon; for free: www.dafilms.com.