Kado (A Gift)


Directed by Aditya Ahmad



15 min








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.


Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film at Venice Film Festival 2018


Aditya Ahmad’s top Venice prize-winning short is an intriguing and refreshingly joyful exploration of gender identity and details that defy expectations - Sight and Sound, BFI



  • Venice International Film Festival | OrizzontiBest Short Film
  • Pacific Meridian
  • Montreal Festival Du Nouveau Cinema


  • Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival
  • Sundance Film Festival | Shorts Program
  • Akbank Short Film Festival | International Competition
  • Short Waves Festival | Southeast Asia Delights
  • Filmfest Dresden
  • Florida Film Festival

Cast & Crew

  • Cast:Isfira Febiana, Aniqa Aqshary Thamrin
  • Script:Aditya Ahmad
  • Cinematographer:Rahman Saade
  • Editor:Aditya Ahmad
  • Sound design & mix:Satrio Budiono
  • Music:Myxomata
  • Producer:Mira Lesmana, Riri Riza
  • Production Company:Miles Films

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