Suster Apung (The Floating Nurse)
Arfan Sabran & Suparman Supardi
Documentary I 15 min. I English subtitle I Indonesia I 2006 I In-Docs
Rabiah has been assigned as a nurse for 28 years in Liukang Tangaya archipelago, a remote place in south part of Sulawesi island, in the middle of Flores Sea. As a nurse, she’s definitely not an ordinary nurse. She sail through billow and crossing the boundaries of nurse authority. The minimum facility from all of those desolated places never fails her.
Awards / Festivals
Best Film at Eagle Awards Documentary Competition 2006 I Best Cinematography at Eagle Awards Documentary Competition 2006 I Viewer’s Favorite Eagle Awards Documentary Competition 2006 I Highly Commended for Best Documentary Program Category at the 12th Asian Television Awards 2007 I Top 10 for General Category at Festival Film Dokumenter Yogyakarta 2006 I Official selection,Konfiden 2007, Jakarta I Asian Hotshots Film Festival Berlin 2011 I Online screening on Humanity Explored Film Festival 2012, by Cultureunplugged.com I Official Selection Aperture International Etnography Film Festival 2013, Melbourne, Australia.