The Indonesian Film Festival (Festival Film Indonesia/FFI) is a film festival devoted to exhibiting nominees for the Citra Award, the national film award for the Indonesian film industry.
During the festival, the Indonesian movies are shown in various cinemas in Jakarta. At the closing ceremony, the Citra Award is given to winners on 13 categories:
Festival Film Indonesia (in English: Indonesian Film Festival) or known as FFI is an annual film festival organised by Indonesian Film Festival Committee. The festival show features announcements of Piala Citra (in English: Citra Award) winners and presentation of best Indonesian films of each year. The Citra Awards are accolades by the Committee to recognize excellence of professionals in the Indonesian film industry, including directors, actors, and writers.
Chronology of FFI:
|Awarded for||Excellence in cinematic achievements|
|Presented by||Indonesian Film Festival Committee|
Starting from 2009, Indonesian Film Festival Committee replaced the National Body of Motion Picture as the official event organizer of Indonesian Film Festival. The Committee also have been authorized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Indonesia to organize the operational process of Citra Awards' ceremony and the selection (voting) of nominations and winners.
Citra Award often mistakenly called as FFI Award. FFI (Indonesian Film Festival) is the title of the event where the Citra Award winners announced.
The categories of Citra Awards are: