October 27, 2017: Genjer-Genjer

With Max Lane and Faiza Mardzoeki’s visit next week, we are all looking forward to the screening of the videorecording of Ms. Mardzoeki’s critically-acclaimed play, Nyanyi Sunyi Kembang Genjer(Silent Song of the Genjer Flower). But before that, we wanted to learn more about the Genjer flower, its song, and why it was so important to Gerwani (Gerakan Wanita Indonesia or Indonesian Women’s Movement). …

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October 27, 2017: Film Screening: Silent Song of the Genjer Flowers

Film Screening followed by Q&A with Faiza Mardzoeki Friday, October 27, 2017 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM 10383 Bunche Hall UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 This stage play highlights the perspectives of women activists of Gerwani (Indonesian Women’s Movement) who were political prisoners from 1965, suffered sexual violence, and were stigmatized for decades as immoral women in Indonesia. During …

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