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Calling all film fans! Catch the best of British cinema with award-winning and award-nominated films screening from 1 – 10 May at the Europe on Screen Film 2015! There will be six feature films and two documentary films screenings during the festival.

This year, Europe on Screen will have fringe events – film discussions with experts in film industry that will be held at Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Serpong. These sessions are open for (film )students, potential film-makers and film enthusiasts. Guy Edmonds, a film restorer from UK will attend 8 May session, at Lecture Theatre Building C, 3rd floor, after the 18:30 screening. He will also attend the screening of Night Will Fall at Goethe Haus on 6 May, at 14:30.

All screenings are for free, held as forms of partnership between British Council and Europe on Screen 2015.

So come along, spread the word and follow our twitter to get the chance to win cool stuff during our films screenings! Check the schedule and synopsis of each film below.


Reality and drama are combined in a fictitious 24-hour period in the life of Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and actor Nick Cave. Directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, the film examines the power of the creative spirit while showing Nick Cave prior and during the recording of his 2013 album “Push the Sky Away”. Winner of World Cinema Documentary Sundance 2014 for Best Film and Best Director.


  • 02 May     14:30     Erasmus Huis
  • 10 May     14:30     Goethe Haus


Narrated by Helena Bonham Carter, Night Will Fall intersperses documentary film from German Concentration Camps Factual Survey, the 1945 documentary, shot by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein, with recent interviews with survivors and liberators. When Allied forces liberated the Nazi concentration camps in 1945, their terrible discoveries were recorded by army and newsreel cameramen, revealing for the first time the full horror of what had happened.  

This film won an award at the Sheffield International Doc Fest 2014.


  • 06 May     14:30     Goethe Haus
  • 07 May     14:30     Erasmus Huis
  • 08 May     14:30     IFI Thamrin


The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and amateur opera singer by night who became famous after taking part in the “Britain’s Got Talent” tv show


  • 05 May     19:00     Taman Kodok
  • 08 May     18:30     Erasmus Huis


Based on a true story, in 1984, a group of gay and lesbian activists decide to raise money to support the families of striking miners. But the miners are embarrassed to receive their support. This film was nominated at British Independent Film 2014 and Golden Globes 2015.


  • 05 May     19:30     IFI Thamrin
  • 06 May     16:30     UNPAD - Jatinangor
  • 06 May     19:30     Erasmus Huis


Set in the 1970s, the film tells the rivalry between Formula One racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda. The competition pushes them to takes risks.This film won BAFTA 2014 for Best Editing and received 2 nominations at the Golden Globes 2014.


  • 02 May     19:00     Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort
  • 02 May     18:30     Erasmus Huis
  • 03 May     21:00     BINTARO EXCHANGE
  • 09 May     19:00     Taman Kodok


Song for Marion tells a story of Arthur, a shy and grumpy pensioner, honours his recently deceased wife’s passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir she used to be in. Arthur is confronted with the undercurrents of his own grumbling persona as he embarks on a hilarious, life-affirming journey of self-discovery.This film won 2 awards for Best Actor and Best Screenplay at Beijing 2013.


  • 05 May     19:30     Erasmus Huis
  • 06 May     19:00     JW Marriott Hotel Medan
  • 08 May     19:30     IFI THAMRIN


After suffering from a humiliating defeat in a previous dance battle, street dancer Ash is determined to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.


  • 03 May     19:00     Taman Kodok
  • 06 May     18:30     Erasmus Huis
  • 10 May     18:30     BINTARO EXCHANGE


Sets in 1971, the film tells a story about the conflict in Northern Ireland that escalates towards civil war. Young English recruit Gary is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a terrifying riot on the streets of Belfast. His journey back to his base that night is an odyssey filled with uncertainty, fear and desperation. '71 won British Independent Film Awards 2014 for Best Director.


  • 03 May     17:00     Erasmus Huis
  • 07 May     17:00     London School of Public Relations
  • 10 May     17:00     Goethe Haus

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