Let's Take a Peek at People's Cinema Facility at Teluk Gong Market
Reported by Wuri Setyaningsih | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
The ticket price is worth Rp 18,000 on weekdays and Rp 25,000 on weekends. The screening of the film is open from 1 PM
Enjoying widescreen movies with comfort without having to spend a lot of money, now is no longer a dream for Jakarta people. Right on Monday (10/7) yesterday afternoon, the Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan inaugurated the Indiskop People's Cinema in the Teluk Gong Market, North Jakarta.
The cinema in collaboration with the Jakarta Provincial Government through Perumda Pasar Jaya with PT Kreasi Anak Bangsa (Keana Films-Production), Indonesian Creative Economy Creative Agency (Bekraf) and supported by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) and the Indonesian Film Artists Association (Parfi) 56, carrying the concept of "Edusinema, Creative Space, Indonesian Cuisine".Anies Inaugurates Indiskop which Presents Equality for Jakarta People
Its existence aims to expand the opportunity to watch films for small and medium communities, provide opportunities for Indonesian films to be increasingly enjoyed by the wider community, as well as a value-added economy for the creative economy sector and small and medium businesses (SMEs).
To enjoy the cinema, visitors must first go up to the third floor of the market by walking up the stairs. After arriving, there will be a fairly large room containing 12 SME's booth slots that sell a variety of foods and drinks. In the middle of the booth, there are neat bench and long table for visitors who enjoy food.
To enter the studio, they must first buy a ticket at the ticket counter inside. When compared to conventional cinema, ticket prices at Indiskop are much cheaper. Apart from that the nice area outside and inside is very clean and neat. Right behind the studio, there is a musala (small mosque), ablution room and toilet which are no less comfortable and clean.
Perumda Pasar Jaya President Director Arief Nasrudin said there are two studios with a capacity of 110 audience seats for each studio.
"The ticket price is worth Rp 18,000 on weekdays and Rp 25,000 on weekends. The screening of the film is open from 1 PM," he told, Tuesday (10/8).
The studio room is also equipped with air conditioner. The audience seats are also very comfortable and soft, it is just smaller, and this facility is not much different compared to other cinema in general.
There are several movie titles, namely Jack, Ambu, Iqra my Universe, Demi Ucok and so forth.
"Hopefully market visitors will increase and impact on the income of traders," he expressed.
Its existence also gets appreciation from Creative Economy Agency Head Triawan Munaf. According to him, from a total of 153 markets, if 100 of them have cinema, the community and local investors will be more prosperous.
"Despite the number of screens has changed dramatically, but we still need a professional screen. We are glad to be able to support. I believe the creative economy is a very important movement," he expressed.
He also invited people to rush to watch this people's cinema. "Surely we have to support it," he stressed.