WooHoo! 大日子 (AKA The Big Day) is a mixture of silly-character comedy and heartwarming family values, and Southeast Asian to its fingertips!
This is a rare opportunity to see Yasmin Ahmad's first film, with a new subtitle track, that has only been screened once in the US.
The upcoming 2014 HIFF will feature 13 films from Southeast Asia, including the first commercial film to come out of Brunei in over 50 years.
Three estranged brothers find themselves reuniting after a scurry of events where their past reveals a deep connection to the land.
Nasi Lemak 2.0 comments on the state of affairs of any multi-racial, multi-cultural society in the modern age of global competition.
Writer/director Yasmin Ahmad crafted a shining look at friendship, family, and first love that speaks beyond cultural and geographic boundaries in Talentime. (on 5/14)
A film that touches on issues such as cultural differences, compromise, mutual acceptance, language barrier, old friendship and of course, family.
Join in the action-packed kung fu action involving Cantonese gangsters, casino bosses, brothel mamasans, Japanese ninjas, and a corrupt English policemen! (on 2/26)
Namewee, plays Te Sai, a deadbeat criminal and single dad, whose name broadly translates as "pig poop."
A review by Maria Ulfa Fauzy, Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies at Universitas Gadjah Mada