Concluding an enlightening panel discussion at the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, Jasmine Suraya Chin, Putri Purnama Sugua and Nadira Ilana discuss how to best make films in Borneo, why trust is important in East Malaysia, and share ideas on how the bigger picture can be improved.
Wei Jie Lim ruminates on the student films of Southeast Asian auteurs Anthony Chen and Garin Nugroho.
Continuing a discussion held at the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, Putri Purnama Sugua, Nadira Ilana, and Jasmine Suraya Chin wax lyrical on the making of their own films, issues faced by Borneoan performers, and how this issue is linked to the more global issue of whitewashing.
At the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, filmmakers Nadira Ilana and Putri Purnama Sugua, along with the actress Jasmine Suraya Chin, discussed their filmmaking experiences in East and West Malaysia, how they are affected by the perspectives of others, and the misrepresentation of their respective communities on screen.
Originally published on The Conversation, Dina Iordanova deconstructs the myths surrounding the world’s most famous film festival.
Fikri Jermadi gets to the meat of the sandwich of his top ten Malaysian films of all time.
Invited to submit a ranking of the best Malaysian films, Fikri Jermadi shares his thought process on the longlist.
Carrying on from last week, Fikri Jermadi rounds up the final three films of the 2017 HACTION! short film competition.