Asmara Abigail is an Indonesian actress who has been working in Southeast Asia since 2015 and her works have been shown and competed in several prestigious international film festivals.
In 2023, she was chosen to be part of the Berlinale Talents Summit as a member of Acting Studio. At the 4th International Film Festival and Awards Macao, Asmara was awarded the Asian Stars: Up Next by Variety Magazine along with 7 other actors and actresses across Asia. In August 2018, she also participated in an acting workshop with maestro Enrico Bonavera, the Harlequin of the Piccolo Teatro di Milano – Teatro d’Europa.
This quote perhaps best describes her for her recent work in Stone Turtle, directed by Woo Ming Jin, “Stone Turtle was one of our favorite films of the last year, and your character has so many layers, almost as if you are playing multiple roles.” – Berlinale Talents. For her role in Stone Turtle, she was nominated for Best Actress in Locarno Film Festival 2022.
In the 2022 edition of CinemAsia Film Festival you could catch Asmara Abigail in Kamila Andini’s YUNI (2021). Haven’t seen it yet? Our partner International Film Festival Assen is screening YUNI on the weekend of 12-13 March in Assen. https://filmfestivalassen.nl/programma/yuni