Center for Southeast Asia and its Diasporas

Lakon Piwulanging Jagad

Lakon Piwulanging Jagad (Drama that Teaches the World) by Fakhrizal Gani (Indonesia), 9 min, Indonesian w/ English Subs. This short video portrait features Dwi Puspita Ningrum, a female dalang (puppeteer) who struggles to balance her role as a mother and her dream of being accepted in the world of wayang kulit that traditionally only has male dalang.