The first screening is on the 1st of April and the 2nd on the 4th of April 2019. Both dates screen from 10am to 12.45pm at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image), Federation Square, corner Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne CBD. Click here for your $10 ticket per student. The event is accompanied by a cultural art performance and its held to accommodate approximately 500 Victorian students and teachers this year.
Koki-Koki Cilik is directed by Ifa Isfansyah and written by Vera Varidia. Starring Morgan Oey as Chef Rama, Ringgo Agus Rahman as Chef Grant and Faras Fatik as young Bima, a poor fatherless boy who strives against all odds to win the prestigious Cooking Camp Championship. It's about the importance of friendship, generosity and being true to oneself, while celebrating the beauty of the Indonesian landscape. It's inspired by cooking competitions on television like Masterchef and Junior Masterchef.
Suited for middle years students (5-8), it still engages the senior students with the film's examination of class privilege and the questions it asks about cultural authenticity and western influences.