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.
Jeremy’s Excellent Adventure – Jeremy Jecky
Intrigued by some of his films, we sat down and had a chat with Malaysian filmmaker Jeremy Jecky.