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Kado (A gift)


A film by Aditya Ahmad

Best Short Film - Venice Film Festival 2018

Genre(s): Drama

• Theme(s): Gender / Youth

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Kado (A gift)

  • Aditya Ahmad


    Aditya Ahmad, born in Makassar (May, 29th 1989) has his short SEPATU BARU recognized as Special Mention in 64th Berlin International Film Festival.He them participated the Asian Film Academy (19th Busan International Film Festival) and the Berlinale Talent Campus 2015. Aditya also worked as 2nd assistant director on a few features by Miles Films.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2018: Venice Film Festival (Italy) | OrizzontiBest Short Film
  • 2018: International Film Festival Pasific Meridien Vladivostok
  • 2018: Montreal du nouveau cinema
  • 2019: Jogja- NETPAC Asian Film Festival
  • 2019: Sundance Film Festival | Shorts Program
  • 2019: Akbank Short Film Festival | International Competition
  • 2019: Short Waves Festival | Southeast Asia Delights, Rainbow Shorts
  • 2019: Filmfest Dresden


Isfi can wear her comfortable pants among her guy friends but has to wear hijab to be accepted at Nita’s house. Two days to Nita’s birthday, all Isfi wants is to prepare the best gift in Nita’s room.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 15'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Country(ies) of production: Indonesia
  • Original Language(s): Indonesian
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Isfira Febiana, Aniqa Aqshary Thamrin
  • Screenplay: Aditya Ahmad
  • Cinematographer: Rahman Saade
  • Editor: Aditya Ahmad
  • Sound: Satrio Budiono
  • Music: Myxomata
  • Producer: Mira Lesmana, Riri Riza

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Miles Films