The announcement for the Top 5 nominees of 27th Malaysia Film Festival (FFM) was held today at FINAS. The event was officiated by the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, YB Senator Datuk Seri Dr. Md Salleh Tun Said Keruak. Among the VIPs at the event were Datuk Kamil Othman, FINAS Director General, Secretary General of the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Dato' Sri Dr. Sharifah Zarah, and the entertainment industry figures – Datuk Yusuf Haslam, Mamat Khalid, Gayatri Su-Pillai and more.
This year’s theme, “1 heart, 1 soul” was chosen as it signifies the government’s effort on nurturing the spirit of patriotism through films. A total of 56 films in 31 categories will be competing for the prestigious festival, set to be held on 5th September 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
Happening at same time, was the Pre-Launch of Malaysian Film Expo - which will be held at the same venue on 4th and 5th September 2015. The Malaysian Film Expo will include an interactive session with film lovers during the event such as films exhibition, auditions, talks, previews and film appreciation.