Four categories of award were announced by the members of jury which are Jon Jost (USA), May Adadol Ingawanij (Thailand), David Teh (Singapore), Ronny Agustinus (Indonesia), and Hafiz (Indonesia). Those awards are:
Curatorial program, besides becoming a kind of education to the audience of a festival indirectly, a more substantive function is that curatorial program also comes to be a space for dialogue between the festivals organizers-in this case, the curator-and the audience in addressing the themes and specific film, chosen by the curator.
"Begin to understand. What to do first is to promote experimental film and figure out the film is. Then create a platform of experimental film to know the context, and lastly, provide important information related to experimental film, "said Benjamin Cook.
Film curator is still a foreign word in the ear for some portion of film public in Indonesia. What is it and how the role of curator in the world of film, became an interesting topic in Public Discussion Curator’s Talk: Curator, Cinema and Public.
Program in reading the development of contemporary Asian cinema, one of them, is filled by David Teh, a curator and art researcher at the National University of Singapore with the theme of Interdependence.
This movie screening is a part of Special Presentation Program which is divided into two session, specal presentation from Bangkok Experimental Film Festival (BEFF) and special presentation from Images Festival (IF), Toronto, Canada.