Film screening Tabee


7.30 p.m. introduction by Nico de Klerk, about the production of the film Tabee and the scale and meaning of the Dutch-Indian film collection of the Dutch Filmmuseum.
8 p.m. screening film Tabee, directors Nico de Klerk and Frank Roumen; production Dutch Filmmuseum, Amsterdam 2002; duration 53 minutes.

Historical black-and-white archive material from 1914-1945, gives a view onto the decline of the Dutch colony that was occupied by the Japanese in 1942. A voice-over describes ‘ against the background of a captivating archipelago ‘ the history of Indonesian nationalism and the economic crisis of the 1930s.


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