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Aroma Of Heaven

Indonesia is a country with 17,000 islands where almost every major island endured a polemic journey of Indonesian coffee, which has a history rooted more than 300 years ago. Portrayal of variety of thought from traditional farmers, men and women from the worlds of science, philosophy, anthropology, business and agriculture.Tradition, culture, arts, faith and indigenous beliefs contributed to Indonesia's coffee history.
More than just describing the origin of coffee itself, this documentary provoke with deeper question : How well we know our cup of coffee?

  • Budi Kurniawan
  • Budi Kurniawan
  • Nicholas Yudifar
  • Papang Lakey
  • Pujosemedi Hargoyuwono
    Key Cast
  • Thamar Beckx
    Key Cast
  • Batara Goempar Siagian
  • Ridho Darussalam
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Biji Kopi Indonesia
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 3, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    Dutch, English, Indonesian
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • World Coffee Film Festival
    Vancouver, California
    August 22, 2015
    Canada Premiere
    Official Film
  • World Coffee Film Festival
    Santa Ana, California
    August 15, 2015
    Los Angeles Premiere
    Official Film
  • Haikou International Maritime Silk Road Film Festival
    Haikou, China
    June 13, 2015
    China Premiere
    Best Documentary Award
  • Ahvaz International Science Film Festival
    Ahvaz, Iran
    February 20, 2015
    Iran Premiere
    Best Editing Award
  • Luang Prabang International Film Festival
    Luang Prabang, Laos
    December 20, 2014
    International Premiere
    Official Film
  • Festival Film Dokumenter
    Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    September 17, 2015
  • Theatrical Release
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    June 3, 2014
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Budi Kurniawan

Budi Kurniawan, started his professional career as assistant of editor since 2001. Graduates of Diponegoro University, Semarang. Actively involved in the study and discussion about the film at campus in the forum of Kine Klub. In 1999 participated in workshop “Low Budget Film Production” which held by British Council and London Film School, and then participated at judging in Kine Klub Film Festival that held by Senaki in Jakarta. He later motivated to explore film industry to be more serious.

In 2008, officially invited by the Government of South Korea to participate “Asia Next Leader” program which later brought him to Korea to learn more about film industry and its wisdom in Korea.

Since 2009 map out a creative studio named budfilm. Consistantly since 2011 he pursue the journey of Biji Kopi Indonesia which is become his first debut as writer and director documentary film after after experienced commercial movie industry for 10 years.

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