SOAS University of London

Centre of South East Asian Studies

Seven Men-Tigers & Blood, Guts, and Bad Acting

7 Manusia Harimau

Date: 16 March 2019Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 16 March 2019Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Djam Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film Screening


Restored by Flik for their own TV channel, this film screening highlights the attempt of restoration of a cult film adapted from a cult book with a comic aesthetic sensibility. Tujuh Manusia Harimau (Seven Men-Tigers) was directed by Imam Tantowi, released in 1986 and has never been recirculated overseas. The screening will be accompanied by a short documentary by Vice Indonesia titled Blood, Guts, and Bad Acting: Inside the Indonesian B Movies of the 1980s. This film is a homage to domestic cult films.

Suitable only for 15 years and over. Subtitles in English.

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are available on a first come first served basis.

Organiser: SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies

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