FILMOGRAPHY OF ANG LEE, HOU HSIAO HSIEN AND TSAI MING LIANG
Penang, 20th January 2018–A sharing session by the CEO Taipei Golden Horse Awards – Wen Tien Hsiang will be held on 20th January, 3pm at Han Chiang University College of Communication. The event is organized by Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Chinese Film Association of Malaysia (CFAM), co-organized by Han Chiang University College of Communication and City Eye. The 2ndMIFFest aims to promote film festival to the younger generation. College and universities promotional tour is created to inspire and support the next generation of young filmmakers.
Wen Tien Hsiang, executive director of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee is a famous film critic of daily newspaper and specialist magazines. He is the former program director of the Taipei Film Festival in 2002 – 2006. Wen will share about the filmography of Ang Lee (Eat Drink Man Woman), Hou Hsiao Hsien(The Time to Live and the Time to Die) and Tsai Ming Liang(What Time Is It There?).
MIFFest has announced the film screening list as well as the Top 5 nomination list on the 8th this month. Over 20 extraordinary films havecome into spotlight and screen throughout the 2nd MIFFest.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. 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.
2nd Malaysia International Film Festival grand opening ceremony will be held on 25thFebruary at TGV Cinemas – Sunway Velocity and the official selection films will screen in TGV Cinemas -SuriaKLCC. Online ticket sale for the section films will be available via Ticket Charge website www.ticketcharge.com.my or contact ticketing hotline 03 – 9222 8811. For more information, please visit the officialMIFFest social media page, contact us at 03 – 5622 1600 oremail to [email protected] for further information.