Fikri Jermadi checks his own biases as he checks in with M.S. Prem Nath’s latest film.
Reframing the Frame – Voices from the East (part 3)
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.
Errors of Erasure – Voices from the East (part 2)
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.
Levelling the Imbalanced – Voices from the East (part 1)
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.
No Laughing Matter – The Death of Stalin
Originally published on The Conversation, Mark Edele connects ‘The Death of Stalin’ to modern-day Russian politics.
Hell, Fury and All That – Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts
Fikri Jermadi wades in with his opinion on Mouly Surya’s latest film.
Possessive – Dilan 1990
Fikri Jermadi is always interested in walks down memory lane, and finds ‘Dilan 1990’ to be an unexpected traverse.
Stories of His Life – Chrisye
Adi Iskandar saw the trailer, was intrigued, and watched the film.