Arohuai

Amos Wainggai, a Papuan political refugee reminiscence about his life during his escape from West Papua. He spent for five days in a traditional outrigger boat before arriving in far north Queensland's Cape York, Australia in January 2006. The political tension between Australia and Indonesia then came up after Australia government granted with temporary protection visa for him and other 30 men, 6 women and in the children in the boat.

  • Dery Prananda
    Director
    Amelis, The Years of Blur, Blessing from the Sea,
  • Kartika Pratiwi
    Writer
    Api Kartini, Yang Bertanah Air Tak Bertanah, r.i.
  • Dery Prananda
    Writer
    Amelis, The Years of Blur, Blessing from the Sea,
  • Kartika Pratiwi
    Producer
    Api Kartini, Yang Bertanah Air Tak Bertanah, r.i.
  • Amos Wainggai
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 10, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Indonesia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    Indonesian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Melbourne
    Australia
    July 13, 2017
    Australia Premiere, screening and presentation
    -
  • Melbourne
    Australia
    September 27, 2017
    -
    Best Documentary, Co-Best Film, Best Collaboration
Director Biography - Dery Prananda

Dery Prananda began learning to make films in 2005. He has recently completed his final project at Institut Seni Indonesia, Surakarta. His documentary films include those advocating environmental, social and human rights issues in collaboration with several institutions. In 2014 he made The Years Of Blur, a documentary about the murder of Udin, a journalist from Yogyakarta. In 2016, he made a documentary entitled Blessing From the Sea that took place in Lamalera, East Nusa Tenggara. His sort fiction film Amelis, was winner of Best Film and Best Fiction Film in the ReelOzInd Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival 2016.

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Director Statement

Documentary about life, struggle and missing home.