Private Project

memories/fortress

An Indonesian student in London attempts to deal with the absurdity of confinement and immobility due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown by talking to his parents – who also face the similar movement restrictions in Jakarta – over the phone.

  • Moses Parlindungan Ompusunggu
    Director
  • Moses Parlindungan Ompusunggu
    Writer
  • Moses Parlindungan Ompusunggu
    Producer
  • Moses Parlindungan Ompusunggu
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Family, coronavirus lockdown
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Indonesia
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    Indonesian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University College London
  • Jakarta Independent Film Festival
    Jakarta
    Indonesia
    October 21, 2021
    Best Short Documentary
  • London Super Shorts Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    December 18, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Festival Film Dokumenter
    Yogyakarta
    Indonesia
    November 22, 2021
    Outstanding Indonesian Documentaries in the past 20 years
  • Festival Film Dokumenter
    Yogyakarta
    Indonesia
    November 25, 2020
    Best Short Documentary Nominee
  • ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Competition and Festival
    Australia Indonesia Centre, Monash University
    Australia
    September 23, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Essex DocFest
    Essex
    United Kingdom
    October 29, 2020
    Official Selection - Quarantine Films
Director Biography - Moses Parlindungan Ompusunggu

Moses Parlindungan Ompusunggu is a multimedia nonfiction producer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. His first two short documentaries, which he made when he studied visual ethnography at University College London (2019-2020), have won awards and been screened in various festivals across the world. One of the films, memories/fortress (2020), was chosen as part of 20 most inventive Indonesian documentaries in the past 20 years by Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2021).

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