Thursday, September 24, 2009


My wife showed me a couple of interesting short films just now and I must say I was quite impressed. Both had a rather strong message they wanted to send across, and the best thing was, both all had to do with Malaysia. If you didn't know already, there's a website showcasing 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian film makers and it's called 15Malaysia.

I haven't watched all the films yet, but the ones that I've seen (five, so far) deal with a broad range of topics, from public apathy, politics, to social issues and even religion(!), all told in our very own Malaysian context, so you'll find more than a smattering of Malaysian-ness in all these films.

That's not all. You'll also see quite a number of very familiar faces in some of the films. See if you can recognise the many Malaysian celebrities, all lending their talents and voices for these sometimes humourous yet very insightful commentaries on life in Malaysia.

Who knows? This nifty film-making project might even help the way we Malaysians see our true selves.

Go watch them already.


ALTing said...

watched all of them oredy since last week.. like u said, the films are pretty inspirational and do reflect the malaysian-ness of our nation... my only complaint is that there isn't more of the films... hehehehhe... mcm 15 inda cukup puas nih...

Nick Phillips said...

Same as Alting, I've seen all of them and I think they're pretty awesome! But yeah, a little more wouldn't hurt :D

wenn said...

hi..the film is interesting..