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Necessity of Life (2021) is a short film about a middle-aged taxi driver must drive his female passenger home but his intentions are unclear. It is a story of everyday encounters, between the working and upper class, especially the Native
and Chinese-Indonesian people in Indonesia.

Kevin Rahardjo (1999) works as a screenwriter at Come and See Pictures, company co-founded by renowned Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar & Tia Hasibuan. He's producing Rafki Hidayat's feature project 'Parasomnia' which won NAFF Award at BIFAN NAFF Market 2023. Additionally, he co-wrote 'Maiden Home' with South Korean director Sinn Kirin, a folk horror project that received VIPO Award at BIFAN NAFF Market 2023 and got selected for Talent Tokyo 2023. His recent graduation short film 'Accidentally intentional (2023)' premiered at Palm Springs International ShortFest 2023, in-competition at Nashville, Red Sea, Beijing ISFF, Rhode Island, and won Best Indonesian Short at Jakarta Independent Film Festival 2023. more...

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