A Boarding School

    • Shalahuddin Siregar
    • Indonesia
    • 2019
    • 105 min
    • World Premiere
    • Luminous

    A Boarding School is an observational documentary which offers rare access inside an Islamic boarding school, and an insight into a traditional educational system that fosters good character-building based on a peaceful religious teaching that has been practiced in Indonesia for centuries. Raising their students to respect and to have compassion towards others despite their differences, these schools are Indonesia’s last defense in the face of today’s rising extremism.

    This film will only be available in Docs for Sale on November 24, after its World Premiere.


    Shalahuddin Siregar
    Don Edkins for Day Zero Films UG, Shalahuddin Siregar, Shalahuddin Siregar for Negeri Films
    Day Zero Film
    Involved TV Channel
    Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, NHK


    World Sales
    Suryani Liauw for Negeri Films
    Festival Handling
    Suryani Liauw for Negeri Films

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    Available versions
    DCP, color
    Spoken languages

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