My grandmother is a bird
short documentary  I  20 min  I  2022
Almost 60 years after the Indonesian government forced Chinese-Indonesians to “Indonesianise” their Chinese names, 87 year-old Indriati is haunted by the meaning of her past name in the form of a silver bird.

Directed by Andrea Suwito
Produced by Finbar Somers, Mandy Marahimin

Umbra Motion Picture Company
Watermelon Rabbit

Presented at:
Docs By The Sea Accelerator Lab 2021
DOK Leipzig Short N' Sweet 2021
One World Media Global Short Docs Forum 2021

World Premiere: Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival (JAFF) 2022
International Premiere: Doc Edge Film Festival 2023