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BALINALE International Film Festival

This year, BALINALE International Film Festival will be held on 8 - 14 October 2012. BALINALE International Film Festival was established in 2007 by Bali Taksu Indonesia Foundation, founded by Christine Hakim, Indonesia's internationally recognized film actress and producer, and Deborah Gabinetti, director of Bali Film Center, the non-profit, non-government Indonesian registered charity organization provides an opportunity to invite foreign filmmakers to screen their films while experiencing Indonesia's accommodating culture and diverse locations for possible film locations or story ideas.

The festival also gives Indonesian filmmakers an opportunity to present their work to a global audience while networking with international filmmakers.The festival holds the honour of being endorsed by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism, Bali Governor's Office and the Regency of Badung.

BALINALE’s Young Indonesian Film Circle Educational Programs provide creative workshops to thousands of secondary school students, which promotes inspired learning within the Indonesian film industry. Seminars, many offered free of charge, encompass scriptwriting, producing, editing, acting and filmmaking. Our Free Children's Film Program is a significant part of the festival's commitment to the community