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The Army Forced Them to Be Violent
2002, 43 min., Color, Indonesia
After the fall of President Suharto in May 1998, the student movement in Indonesia had to face the military/police repression in their fight for overall reform. Because of the repression and force that they encountered, the student movement itself became more violent, until eventually they challeng...
Student Movement in Indonesia: 15 Years Later
2013, 93 min., Color, Indonesia
In May 1998, the student movement in Indonesia, a popular movement denouncing the collapse of the Indonesian economy and demanding the end of President Suharto's authoritarian regime, accomplished the impossible: they forced Suharto to step down after more than 30 years of brutal rule.