Consulting Embah Wali

© Asch
42 minutes / Colour / 2000
Directed by
Patsy Asch

Anthropologist Raharjo Suwandi James J. Fox

Country of production Australia

Series ANU, Indonesia Series

These companion films (ANU Indonesia Series, DVD $ examine the philosophy and ritual practices of the followers of a holy man popularly known as Embah Wali. The movement, centred in Blitar, East Java, regards wayang as a model for living. Their ritual practices involve the performance of a unique form of wayang with human actors.

Language and subtitles Original Langage with English Subtitles

Region South-East Asia

Country Indonesia

Keywords Ritual Dance / Theatre / Performance