The films offered include those that have been screened at theaters, such as "Siti", "November 10", "A Copy of Mind", and "A letter from Prague", in addition to "Ada Apa Dengan Cinta" as well as those that have not been shown, head of the film development facility of the Film Development Center of the Ministry of Culture and Education, Prima Duria, said to Antara Saturday.
The films that have not yet been shown on offer include "Rudy Habibie" which shows the history of Indonesias third president BJ Habibie, and "My Stupid Boss" and "Undercover".
"Prenjak" one of the Indonesian films that was shown in the Semaine De La Critique Cannes is scheduled to be screened thrice on May 15 and 16.
La Semaine de la Critique is a program running parallel with the main event of the Cannes Film Festival which is the Official Selection, head of the overseas festivals of the Indonesian Film Agency (BPI) Robby Ertanto said.
"Prenjak", a short film produced by young director Wregas Bhanuteja, has successfully been entered at the Cannes Film Festival 2016 through La Semaine de la Critique or International Critics Week.
"In the Year of Monkey" has also been selected in the short film category of the La Semaine de la Critique.
Another Indonesian film - Marlina, the Murder in Four Acts - has been chosen at the LAtelier Cinefoundation selection. It is produced by Mouly Surya.
La Semaine de la Critique was initiated by the association of French film critics at Cannes in 1962 and was aimed at finding new potential cineastes from across the world.
Selling Indonesian films at the Cannes film market is not easy, Robby Ertanto, a graduate from the Jakarta Institute of Arts, said.
The Indonesia delegation to the Cannes Film Festival include best director at 2015 Indonesian Film Festival Joko Anwar, the best main actress at 2015 FFI, Andi Mutiara Pertiwi Basro, also known as Tara Basro, Wregas Bhanuteja, director of short film Prenjak, and Yohanes Budyambara, an actor of the Cannes de la Critique, who is part of the cast in a short film. (WDY)