BANDUNG-Bandung Film Forum will host 2016 Bandung Film Festival in Bandung (FFB) for the 29th time. Along with the implementation of PON XIX / 2016 West Java, 2016 FFB will take PON nuanced themes, namely "FFB Berjaya di Tanah Legenda".
FFB 2016 will be held on September 24, 2016 in Monumen Perjuangan (Monju) in Jalan Dipati Ukur, Bandung. Board of Trustees who is also a film producer Chand Parwez Servia said that the theme was taken because West Java is a legendary land for the artists, as well sportsman.
"Why "Berjaya di Tanah Legenda"? because, West Java has become the land of the legendary. Legend for the film industry, the arts, culture, and so on including the sport," said Chand after meeting with West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher) at Gedung Sate, Jl , Diponegoro No. 22, Bandung, on Tuesday (08.30.16).
Furthermore, Chand also said that FFB 2016 combines industry with culture of West Java. "As long as this issue is always raised is the cultural industries and there is always a distance, but rather in FFB it will run side by side," said Chand.
Along with the PON, FFB this year will also involve the legendary athletes, including athletes who are competing in the PON 2016. One part of the show FFB will be presenting the Casts of "3 Srikandi" along with the real figures. Chand said that it is done as a token of appreciation to the athletes who are expected to be a motivation for them when competing in the PON.
After the meeting, The Governor of West Java, Ahmad Heryawan (Aher), will make FFB 2016 a part of the excitement of PON XIX / 2016 Jabar. For that, tThe government of West Java strongly supports this event. Because according Aher, FFB is also a film festival in Indonesia which has consistently held every year without interruption.
"We certainly have a commitment to encourage the actors of the film industry to continue to make films that are meaningfull, a film that can build character and not destructive," added Aher.