President Jokowi: Number of Movie Cinema Increases 50 Percent

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, March 29 2018 - 20:30 IWST

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), accompanied by Chief Cabinet Secretary Pramono Agung, Effendy Muhadjir Education Minister and Head of the Creative Economy Triawan Munaf took time to watch the movie Yo Wis Ben
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), accompanied by Chief Cabinet Secretary Pramono Agung, Effendy Muhadjir Education Minister and Head of the Creative Economy Triawan Munaf took time to watch the movie Yo Wis Ben

INDUSTRY.co.id - Malang - After distributing the land certificate, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), accompanied by Chief Cabinet Secretary Pramono Agung, Effendy Muhadjir Education Minister and Head of the Creative Economy Triawan Munaf took time to watch the movie Yo Wis Ben, in the cinema Cinemaxx located on the 3rd floor Malang Town Square, city Malang, Wednesday (28/3/2018).

After approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, President Jokowi told reporters admitted happy with the film Yo Wis Ben using the language of East Java. "It's a youth movie, I think it's a must for the young. The movie is great, lots of funny, lots of Laugh and the plot is very good, "he said.

The President admitted to getting information, that in the last 2 (two) years the addition of cinema in Indonesia has reached 50 percent, and the number of film-making nationwide has increased 40 percent.

"I think this is a very good jump in 2 years, so I get the news that the filming is lack of crew. It's a good thing but we must immediately fill the shortcomings, "said the President.

According to the President, we have a hundred more Vocational High School (SMK) majoring in film. But newly improved, newly revitalized 18, still need improvement of facilities and infrastructure as well, as well as upgrading existing teachers.

"The shortage of filmmaking crew can we fill as soon as possible. I have already told the Minister of Education and Culture that it will be resolved soon, "said President Jokowi.

President Jokowi believes that the more space the cinema space provides opportunities and opportunities for filmmakers in our country to grow better, because the number of spectators is also a lot of meaning for the movie profit.

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