A girl wakes up in a world that seems normal, but soon she realizes that there is a pandemic going on. Can she escape it?
Azalia Muchransyah is a filmmaker, writer, and scholar from Indonesia who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Media Study at University at Buffalo (SUNY). She receives the 2017 DIKTI-Funded Fulbright Ph.D. Scholarship. She is a 2019-2021 Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) Scholar, 2019 Social Impact Fellow at University at Buffalo (SUNY), and a 2019 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Diversity Scholar at Ithaca College. Her area of interest is affordances of activism and advocacy in media ecology, specifically in Indonesian prison settings. Her short films have been officially selected and screened in international festivals and academic conferences.
Like most people, I have been self-isolating myself with my family. As a filmmaker and film student, this requires a different approach in creating films. Therefore, I decided to create a hybrid animated parody about the pandemic to highlight the importance of staying home, which is able to bring me to the moon at the same time.