KAGAMA Virtual (KaVir) held movie-watching together with UGM community on Saturday (10/8) at Sleman City Hall XXI, Yogyakarta. This time, KaVir and the community were watching Bumi Manusia film. This film is adapted from Bumi Manusia novel by Pramoedya Ananta Toer which tells us about love and social status issues during early colonial era in the 20th century. It describes how Indonesia during the Dutch colonialization. Social status, educational background, and job could determine a person’s place among the people which can affect many aspect of life such as peer group and romance. This film was directed by Hanung Bramantyo and it received many reviews because he could interpret the meaning of this literature plot story.
Other than movie-watching together, the alumni also shared with top students who less fortunate through ticket sales that included in KAGAMA scholarship donation. This event was not the first time for KaVir. On 2018, KaVir also held similar event for scholarship funding for less fortunate students but got high ranked in their class.
This movie-watching event was attended by Vice Rector of Partnerships and Alumni UGM, Dr. Paripurna, S.H., M.Hum., LL.M., Dean of Vocational School UGM, Wikan Sakarinto, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D., and Director of Partnerships, Alumni, and Global Initiatives UGM, Dr. Danang Sri Hadmoko, S.Si., M.Sc. Before the event began, Dr. Paripurna said that similar event should be held regularly for scholarship funding for less fortunate students.
Sebagai universitas yang selalu mengembangkan kualitas Sumber Daya Manusia (SDM) mahasiswanya, UGM akan selalu mendukung kegiatan serupa sehingga para alumni dapat menjalin silaturahmi sekaligus berkontribusi melalui kegiatan hiburan seperti Nobar film.
As a university which prioritizes human resources quality of its students, UGM will always support similar events so that alumni could make connection and also contribute through entertainment activity such as movie-watching together like this. [Alumni Relations/Article: Winona; Translated by Irzha; Photo: Instagram @kagamavirtual]