Many transgender people are not yet able to enjoy their freedom as an Indonesian. Transgender community is a minority group that have yet to taste the delight of independence that our ancestors has struggled to fight in the past.
It is true in so many ways that marriage must entails rational decision, but when you think about it: beyond those hard rational decision-making processes and responsibilities, comes the utmost important thing, that is: being happy with your chosen partner.
Alvin Yunata's (of Irama Nusantara) take in talking about youth is all about rebellion, freedom and wilderness. For youth in revolt is forever!
The film cinematically portrays various issues ranging from sexual violence to young people's ignorance on history, and also adapted a portrayal of Timor Leste's context on cultural discrimination to narratives on women’s empowerment.
Nivedita Menon's narrative never directly points her readers to value some moments either to be right or wrong. She provide alternatives to explain how it happened and leave it there to be determined by our own course of mind.