Fikri Jermadi is quite excited about Tony Pietra Arjuna’s latest film.
What is a zine? Is it a plane? Is it a bird? Is it a man flying around wearing his underwear on the outside? Or is it… Read more “A Zine Thing – Xrantarox Farid (Gelanggang Filem)”
This special episode is a presentation by Norman Yusoff entitled Islamic Films: Philosophy, Value and Challenges, organised by Centre for International Islamic Culture (CiTRA) of Universiti Islam Antarabangsa (UIA).
An excerpt from an article written in the middle of 2012, this is Fikri Jermadi‘s take on the reception of Malaysian Chinese films at that time. The… Read more “A Spicier Life – Ruminations On Mainstream Malaysian Chinese Films”
Fikri and Muz continue the conversation with Bebbra, and talk more deeply about the Sabah film scene in Malaysia.
This episode goes back to 2007, and the Three Colors of New Malaysian Cinema, a seminar on Malaysian cinema at the Busan International Film Festival. Recorded by Maz Irwan Azani, it featured the late Yasmin Ahmad, Ho Yuhang, James Lee, Liew Seng Tat and Wong Tuck Cheong.
Watching this film makes Fikri Jermadi want to do his head in, but not for the reasons you might think. Recently, a friend forwarded an article for… Read more “Caveman’s Theory – Sembunyi”
Last week, we sat down and had a chat with Sebastian Ng, an independent Malaysian filmmaker, about his experiences in studying filmmaking in the United States of… Read more “Coming to Malaysia – Sebastian Ng (part 2)”