JOHN BADALU has been working in the film industry for more than 20 years. He has worked for A-list festivals like Berlin, Shanghai and Tallinn as a Film Delegate/Scout. He is also the co-founder of a queer and human rights Q! Film Festival in Indonesia in 2002-2016. As an independent producer, he has produced 5 feature-length films and 2 shorts that have premiered in Sundance, Locarno and Rotterdam. Badalu received the Ashoka fellowship from Ashoka Foundation as one of the progressive changemakers.