Sen na Jawie / Dreams of Java
Production: POL 2014
Riko is 28. He lives with his parents and brother in a small house on the outskirts of Yogyakarta in Indonesia. He works in one of Java's many glove factories. Occasionally he leaves his home village to become a shaman and conduct the Jathilan ceremony; it lasts for many hours during which the dancers' bodies are being possessed by spirits. Riko, a modest young man who leads a double life, introduces us to a world where mythology is interwoven with daily reality.