The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 8) – Lelaki Harapan Dunia (with guest Liew Seng Tat)
Malaysian film Lelaki Harapan Dunia, which courted controversy (unintentionally) when it was released in the cinemas in Malaysia, recently won the Special Jury Prize at the Fajr International Film Festival in Iran. We speak to it’s director Liew Seng Tat.
It’s May 13th today and if you’re Malaysian, you would know it’s significance. But err… is it really still significant?
Above is a video I shot for The Malaysian Insider six years ago where I interviewed filmmaker Liew Seng Tat and Ismail Mohd Safri the owner of Warong Saga, the most popular lontong stall in Johor Bahru.
Jeez! Six years ago… I guess I’ve been a bit lazy.
The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 7) – Movies that shaped, or screwed up, our childhood!
Zan and Aizyl talk about the movies that shaped their childhoods… from the late 1970s right up to the 1990s (they were born 10 years apart!), and from VHS tapes to laserdiscs, and VCDs to DVDs… to err… torrents?
The picture above is of Sergeant Azizan Hashim of the Malaysian Armed Forces standing guard in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. One of the vehicles in the patrolling convoy broke down and the team had to stop in the middle of nowhere to fix the problem.
The photo of Sergeant Azizan is the photo of the week that I am offering for sale – limited number of prints (only 5 to be exact). A tribute to our men and women who are doing good work to help, this photo would look beautiful on your wall all nicely printed and framed (21cm x 30cm) for RM90. I’ll even throw in my signature at the back of the print.
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