Announcement Of ‘Screening Films’ For The 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival And ‘Nomination Lists’ Of Malaysia Golden Global Awards
Kuala Lumpur, 8th January 2018 – The much-awaited 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) finally unveiled its screening list and Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) nominated list today through its press conference at Dorsett KL. Over 20 extraordinary films havecome into spotlight and screen throughout the festival.Apart from the film screening, there will be forums, masterclassesas well as Q&A sessionsfor industry professionals and local audience to embrace the power of cinema.
In-Sung Jo (The King), Jack Tan (Shuttle Life), ThanethWarakulnukroh (Pop Aye), Bamboo Chen (The Great Buddha+), HamedBehad (Blockage) would compete for the Best Actor category; While nominees of Best Actress are Sylvia Chang (Shuttle Life), Vicky Chen (Angels Wear White), Leena Alam (A Letter to the President), Daphne Low (AQERAT), Geunyoung Moon (Glass Garden).MIFFest has gathered all the extraordinary films internationally. Over 20 films come into spotlight and will be screened throughout the festival. To highlight a few of the major films are Love Education, which is chosen for the opening film,The Bold, The Corrupt and TheBeautiful that grabs 7 nominations in Taiwan Golden Horse Awards, Pop Aye, a blockbuster movie from the emerging director Kirsten Tan, the local film AQERAT, and Yellow, an Iran movie to be the Closing Film. Apart from the film screening, there will be many forums, masterclass as well as Q&A session which gather all the directors and actors for industry professionals and local audience.
BRILLANTE LEADS 2ND MGGA JURY PANEL; NAOMI AS THE 7TH JURY MEMBER
Themulti-awarded director Brillante Mendoza will lead the juries for the 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival. The 5 other distinguished jury members include renowned director Tran Anh Hung (Scent of the Green Papaya, Norwegian Wood. Eternity), prominent filmmaker Patrick Tam (After This Our Exile), well known Taiwanese producer and actress Lee Lieh