2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) To Inspire And Support Younger Generation

Published by Sabrina Alauddin @ 09/01/2018

The 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) released its screening list and Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) nomination list in a press conference at Dorsett KL, yesterday. This year, MIFFest aims to promote the film festival to the younger generation to inspire and support the next generation of young filmmakers.

The grand opening ceremony will be held on 25th February at TGV Cinemas-Sunway Velocity and the official selection films will screen in TGV Cinemas- Suria KLCC. 

2nd Malaysia International Film Festival Title Screening List

Opening Film: Love Education (China)

Southeast Asian Focus: By The Time It Gets Dark (Thailand), Pop Aye (Singapore/Thailand)

Female Filmmakers in Focus (FFF) : A Letter to the President (Afghanistan), Angels Wear White (China/France), Glass Garden (Korea), Radiance (Japan/France), The Seen and Unseen (Indonesia/Netherlands/Australia/Qatar), Year Without a Summer (Malaysia)

World Cinema: Adieu (Hong Kong), Felicite (France), Old Beast (China), The Bold, The Corrupt and The Beautiful (Taiwan), The Taste of Rice Flower (China), The White Girl (Malaysia/Hong Kong),Tomorrow is Another Day (Hong Kong)

Competition Film: A Letter to the President(Afghanistan), Angels Wear White (China/France),AQERAT (Malaysia), Blockage (Iran), Glass Garden (Korea), Missing Johnny (Taiwan), Pop Aye (Singapore/Thailand),Shuttle Life (Malaysia), Tesnota (Russia), The Great Buddha+ (Taiwan), The King (Korea), The Seen and Unseen (Indonesia/Netherlands/Australia/Qatar)

Closing Film: Yellow (Iran)

2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards Category

The Best-

New Director: Huang Hsin-Yao (The Great Buddha + ),Kantemir Balagov (Tesnota), Kristan Tan (Pop Aye), Roya Sadat (A Letter To The President), Tan Seng Kiat (Shuttle Life),

Screenplay: Aziz Dildar (A Letter To The President), Huang Hsin-Yao (The Great Buddha +), Kristen Tan (Pop Aye), Saeed Roustayi (Blockage), Vivian Qu (Angel Wear White),

Cinematography: Anggi Frisca (The Seen And Unseen), Benoit Dervaux (Angel Wear White), ‎Chen Ko Chin (Shuttle Life), Mong Hong Chung (Nagao Nakashima) (The Great Buddha+), ‎Yao Hung-I (Missing Johnny)

Supporting Actress: Angel Chan (Shuttle Life), Ayu Laksmi (The Seen And Unseen), Darya Zhovnar (Tesnota), Gity Ghasemi (Blockage), Zhou MeiJun (Angel Wear White)

Supporting Actor: Artem Cipin (Tesnota), Huang Yuan (Missing Johnny), Jack Yap (Shuttle Life), Leon Dai (The Great Buddha +), Nadar Fallah (Blockage)

Actress: Daphne Low (AQERAT), Geunyoung Moon (Glass Garden), Leena Alam (A Letter To The President), Sylvia Chang (Shuttle Life), Vicky Chen (Angel Wear White)

Actor: Bamboo Chen (The Great Buddha +),Hamed Behdad (Blockage),In-Sung Jo (The King), Jack Tan (Shuttle Life), Thaneth Warakulnukroh (Pop Aye)

Director: Jae Rim Han (The King), Kamila Andini (The Seen and Unseen), Mohsen Gharaei (Blockage),Su-Won Shin (Glass Garden), Vivian Qu (Angel Wear White)

Film: A Letter to the President, Angels Wear White, Blockage, Pop Aye, The Great Buddha+