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Lulu Ratna
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Lulu Ratna

Lulu Ratna (b. Jakarta, 1972) studied anthropology at the University of Indonesia. Since then she has worked as festival manager for the Jakarta International Film Festival (1999) and in 2000 she established the Kofiden Foundation, which supports the interests of independent film- and videomakers in Indonesia. She organized the Indonesian Independent Film-Video Festival from 2000 to 2002 and worked as a freelance film-event organizer for the Goethe Institute in Jakarta. Ratna has been invited to serve as programmer of Indonesian film for various international short-film festivals, including those in Oberhausen (2001) and Tampere, Finland (2002), and she was a member of the jury for the ?No Budget Competition? at the Hamburg International Short Film Festival [2003]. In 2003 she organized a small Indonesian film festival, ?Indonesia Calling!?, in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, together with Karel Doing. In 2003 she also established Boemboe distribution for Indonesian Short Film where she is working full time until now. She was recently awarded a bursary by the Asian Cultural Council in New York to attend an intensive course in Arts Management. Her first documentary, The City Bus (2003), was selected for the Singapore International Film Festival 2004.