Official Launch Of The 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (Miffest)  And Malaysia Golden Global Awards (Mgga)

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 July 2017 – The 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Malaysia Golden Global Awards 2018 (MGGA) has officially launched and held its press conference today at PNS Auditorium Tun Rahah.

Following the success of an audience over 100,000 people earlier this year, the much-awaited 2nd MIFFest will return from 25th February 2018 till 2nd March 2018, while MGGA is set on 3rd March 2018. The festival is supported by National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS), Tourism Malaysia and several renowned film associations in Malaysia. Director Rizal Halim, actor Peter Davis, veteran actress Dato Lai Meng, and actress Lenna Lim also graced the press conference with their presence. These two major events provide an international platform for film cooperation and communication. Simultaneously, they promote the Malaysian entertainment industry by sharing its diverse development of local films, art and cultural offerings to the world.

The 2nd edition of MIFFest and MGGA unveiled its official poster during the press conference in the presence of the managing director MIFFest and MGGA, Joanne Goh. Similar to the festival’s concept, the official poster was created to represent 2 faces of humanity, which are ‘Hope’ and ‘Despair’. The festival hopes to educate the public on how to handle moments of extreme loss and despair, to find a glimmer of light through films. In addition, the poster design uses the iconic symbol of Petronas Twin Towers to highlight Malaysia and make a statement. Goh proudl