Journal of Social and Political


ISSN 2615-3718 (Online)

ISSN 2621-5675 (Print)

Published: 02 January 2019

Reconstruction Identity of State Defense in the Movie “Salam Bela Negara”

Firdaus Noor, Fitria Ayuningtyas, Siti Maryam

Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta, Indonesia

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Educations world faces various challenges in the future. Due to that matter, media is real globalizations instrument to build character especially for the young generation. The young generation or mostly called as millennial generation have high tendency to follow the western culture which is not necessarily aligned with east culture, especially with Indonesia culture. Refer to that matter, Fiber Production as one of creativity forum in the field of cinematography that initialize to made a movie with theme defense the nation. This movie story about five students affected by the impact of globalization that manifested in hedonics lifestyle and away from the love of their country. Eventually, they realized when they began with program Kuliah Kerja Nyata (KKN) in an isolated area. They finally understood that they could love Indonesia with simple way. The purpose of this research refers to this movie is trying to shift the defense of the concept of the nation. The theory in this research is semiotics, defense of the nation through the movie. This research uses social constructivism approach through analysis of Semiotics who tried to interpret by way of describing a sign through the meanings of connotation and denotation or ideology that is represented in the movie Salam Bela Negara. The result of this research, defense the nation not always relate with the military, but it could be applied in daily life through positive contribution.


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