Eric Sasono


Eric Sasono is an Indonesian film critic who obtained his doctoral degree in film studies from King’s College London in 2019. He co-founded the Indonesian Film Society, a London-based community group to screen films regularly in London and to promote Indonesian culture to the UK public and beyond. Eric was the secretary of the executive board of YMMFI, Indonesian Independent Film Society Foundation, (2009-2019) that established the Indonesian Documentary Center (In-Docs) and organized the now-defunct Jakarta International Film Festival (JIFFest). Eric has co-written a book about Indonesian film industry and edited a volume about Southeast Asian cinema. He is now working in a Jakarta-based civil society organization while working on his research about ‘film Islami’. Eric is actively blogging in