About Me

Umi Lestari is a writer, researcher, and teacher. She explores the history, politics and aesthetics in Indonesian cinema, especially Indonesian film history during 1950s. Prior focusing on writing history of Indonesian cinema, Umi had been involved as film selector in Arkipel: International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival in 2015 and 2016; Apresiasi Film Indonesia 2015, and Gelar Karya Film Pelajar 2018. Currently Umi is a lecturer in Film Department, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Indonesia.

contact: Instagram [at] michanlestari ; twitter [at] umi_lestari_