Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

← Back to films

Kartika: 9 Ways of Seeing

About the film

A portrait of charismatic and outspoken Indonesian modern artist Kartika Affandi, her remarkable life, and her powerful and controversial paintings and sculpture. The story of Kartika is the story of a woman determined to express herself on her own terms, and to make a career as a modern artist, although she was born into a society and a time in which this was considered an impossible goal for a female.

Runtime 55 Minutes
Premiere Australian Premiere

Director(s) Chris Basile

Venue Cinema Nova

Address 380 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Date July 28, 2019

Time 11:00 am

GenresAustralian, Blockbuster / Premiere, Melbourne Stories, Art Documentaries

Buy tickets

Link to trailer

2019 Films

Feature Docs

Blockbuster / Premiere


Docs After Dark




Hidden Gems / Indie

True Crime / Stranger Than Fiction

Doc Web Series / Video Essay

Melbourne Stories

World Cinema

Women in Film



Film Buff

Environmental / Tech / Health

Doc Challenge

Art Documentaries

Legends of Documentary




Award Winning

Get in touch Melbourne Documentary Film Festival GBO Box 4007 Melbourne 3000