In 2010 FIAPF-International Federation of Film Producers Associations honoured Christine Hakim for her outstanding achievement in film in the Asia Pacific region.
Christine Hakim is an Indonesian actress turned producer and one of the most experienced and respected figures in the South East Asian film industry. She has won numerous Best Actress awards for her work in Indonesian cinema and many more awards in Europe and Asia. She has served on film juries for festivals world wide, including Shanghai, Tokyo, Hawaii, Asia Pacific Film Festival, Sydney, Singapore and Fukoama and was a member of the Festival de Cannes Jury in 2002.
Her production company Christine Hakim Film has focused on producing projects for theatrical release. Her first film as producer, Daun Di Atas Bantal (Leaf on a Pillow) was directed by APSA Academy member Garin Nugroho and selected for the Un Certain Regard section at 51st Cannes Film Festival. It also received the award for the Best Picture at Asia Pacific Film Festival, the Special Jury Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival and the Grand Prize at the Cinemanila International Film Festival in 1999.
Her second feature as producer, Pasir Berbisik (Whispering Sand) was produced in collaboration with NHK Japan Broadcasting Inc. Directed by APSA Academy member Nan Achnas, the film received awards for Best Cinematography and Best Sound at the Asia Pacific International Film festival, 2001 and the Asia Trade Winds Special Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival in 2002.
Christine’s work is particularly well known in France and Japan, and comprehensive retrospectives of her films have been screened at the Deauville Film Festival in France and at Iwanami Hall in Tokyo.
In 2004 she was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Indonesia and in 2008 she began working on behalf of UNESCO. She has received many international acknowledgements including the French Chevalier de Lourds des Art et Des Lettres and Commandeur dans l’order des Arts et des Lettres, 2003.
MAJOR AWARDS AND APPOINTMENTS
1973 Indonesian Film Festival, Piala Citra for Best Actress, Cinta Pertama
1977 Indonesian Film Festival, Piala Citra for Best Actress, Sesuatu Yang Indah
1978 Indonesian Film Festival, Piala Citra for Best Actress, Pengemis dan Tukang Becak
1982 Indonesian Film Festival, Piala Citra for Best Actress, Di Balik Kelambu
1984 Indonesian Film Festival, Piala Citra for Best Actress, Kerikil-Kerikil Tajam
1988 Indonesian Film Festival, Piala Citra for Best Actress, Tjoet Nja’Dhien
1998 Tokyo International Film Festival, Special Jury Prize, Daun Di Atas Bantal (Leaf on a Pillow)
1998 Asia Pacific Film Festival, Best Film, Daun Di Atas Bantal (Leaf on a Pillow)
2001 Seattle International Film Festival, Special Jury Prize, Pasir Berbisik (Whispering Sands)
2002 Festival de Cannes, Jury Member
2003 Cinemanila Film Festival, Lifetime Achievement Award
2008 Appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for South East Asia
2010 Asia Pacific Screen Awards FIAPF Award for Outstanding Achivement in Film
Christine Hakim attended the 2010 Asia Pacific Screen Awards to personally accept the FIAPF Award through the support of the Commonwealth through the Australia-Indonesia Institute of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.