|SAY NO TO DRUGS: The Vice Rector III UMM Dr. Diah Karmiyati, Psi sign the petition of Anti-Drugs during the Eagle Junior Documentary Camp in Theatre Room, UMM Dome.
Cooperating with Eagle Institute Indonesia, the Students Activity Unit (UKM) Kine Klub Cinematography of University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) held the Eagle Junior Documentary Camp (EJDC) in Theatre Room of UMM Dome on Thursday (3/9) participated by 680 high-school students throughout Malang. This event is part of the Roadshow themed “Ngobrol Film di 3 Kota” held simultaneously in Malang, Bogor and Solo.
The event also attended by the representative of Malang Education Department, The Chairman of National Narcotics Agency, Malang Government and the Vice Rector III UMM. “UMM pleasantly welcomes this agenda. I hope this will be an annual event. We are open for partnership,” said the Vice Rector III UMM Dr. Diah Karmiyati, Psi in her welcoming speech.
She said that film is the right media to convey certain message that is easily acceptable by society. According to her, besides being a recreational media, film also have to be educative in conveying moral values.
Started with the raising of petition, the event also depict films created by young filmmakers of Eagle Institute of past years. There was also a representative of Anti-Narcotics Movement (Granat) Dra. Arie Soeripan Putri, MM who delivered lecturing about narcotics and the risks.
“This year we are cooperating with Malang BNN. The theme we selected is narcotics,” said Mutiara Paramitha, staff of Eagle Institute Indonesia.
“Our utmost advantage, especially for both Kine Club and UMM, is we can screen young filmmakers from high schools. Due to the high involvement of UMM alumni in Eagle Institute, I can say that we own a high potency in documentary films.,” said Rudi Hendra, The Chief Committee of Malang EJDC Roadshow.
Among three cities that held the roadshow, Malang has the highest number of enthusiasts, 680 participants, while Bogor and Solo have no more than 500 participants.
“Eagle Institute Indonesia bersama MetroTv” is a monitoring program for preparing Indonesian high-school students to be director of documentary film. To get this big chance, high-school students have to enroll the selection process of the proposal and one-minute duration video that uploaded on YouTube. So far, there are 24 videos and 10 proposals submitted. Two selected videos and three selected proposals will enroll the workshop of Eagle Institute Indonesia in upcoming October.
“It is a great event. I learned a lot about moral values from two of the films. I hope that my school can participate in submitting the one-minute video and pass the selection,” said Anton wijaya, student of Muhammadiyah Vocational School 5 Kepanjen. (ich/han/t_far)