We are pleased to announce that Bitter Honey is an official selection of the Royal Anthropological Institute’s (RAI) International Festival of Ethnographic Film. Please join us for a screening. Director Rob Lemelson will be present to introduce the film and for a quick Q&A session. More information on the RAI Film Festival — Saturday, March […]
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We are excited to announce our theatrical release of Bitter Honey in week-long runs in several cities. Please keep posted for more information about each screening as there will be select Q & A sessions with the director. Download Flyer IN THEATRES Los Angeles, CA The Landmark Regent Theater 1045 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA […]
“Resisting psychiatric labels, on on the one hand, and cultural cliches, on the other, the films explore and counterpose political, biomedical, mystical, and familial frames, illuminating without ever reducing, respecting the essential ambiguity of human behavior…What more could one ask of an ethnographic film? …beautiful and moving accounts, humane in their focus, filled with subtle […]
Event Details 21 May 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm 725 Park Avenue (at East 70th Street), New York, NY Click for Directions Add to Google Calendar Bitter Honey Dir. Robert Lemelson. 2014. USA/Indonesia. 81 min. HDCAM. Bitter Honey is a feature-length documentary presenting an intimate and emotionally charged portrait of three polygamous families in Bali, Indonesia. […]
BITTER HONEY: Polygamy in Bali Please join us for a final screening of a cut of Bitter Honey: Polygamy in Bali. This is a final screening before submission to film festivals. Learn more about this complex social practice in Bali and engage in a conversation with filmmaker Robert Lemelson. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 4:00 PM […]
The “Afflictions: Culture & Mental Illness in Indonesia” film series has won the Award of Excellence at the International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality in Jakarta, Indonesia on September 4th at the Planet Hollywood XXI Cinema. For more information, visit: http://internationalfilmfestivals.org/IFFPIE/2013/winners.htm
“40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy” will be shown as part of the 18th Annual International Conference and Summit on Violence, Abuse and Trauma at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego on September 8th at 12pm. The International Conference and Summit on Violence, Abuse and Trauma links research, practice, […]
“Standing on the Edge of a Thorn” will be screening with a digital discussion with the director at the 10th Annual International Human Trafficking, Prostitution, and Sex Work Conference at the University of Toledo Student Union in Ohio on September 27th at 4:15pm EST. The conference brings together researchers and practitioners in an effort to […]
Ritual Burdens and Memory of My Face will be presented at the World Mental Health Congress Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 8/25-8/28/13.
Memory of My Face has been officially selected to be part of the Amorosi Teatro Festival in Italy on July 12, 2013 at 8:30pm at the Cortile Cioffi Amorosi. At Amorosi Theatre festival, theatrical fiction thus enters into real life and everyday life is measured by the exceptional. A collective ritual that helps to recover […]