A fest for human rights expression

At the recent Freedom Film Fest 2012 in Johor Bahru organised by KOMAS (Pusat Komunikasi Masyarakat), a total of 5 films were screened; 3 were award winning films and 2 were films under the category ‘People’s Uprising’.

Winners of the FreedomFilmFest proposal competition 2012 under the theme Democracy: Who’s the Boss? are:-

  • Rights of the Dead (Director Tricia Yeoh)
  • M-C-M: Utopia Milik Siapa? (Director Boon Kia Meng)
  • the Silent Riot (Director Nadira Ilana)

Two other films shown were E06: People Power vs The State (Director Soh Sook Hwa) and Half Revolution (Director Omar Sharqawi & Karim El Hakim).

Road show of KOMAS (Pusat Komunikasi Masyarakat)

September 22-23     Jaya One, Petaling Jaya (Selangor)

October 6, 2012        Town Hall, Georgetown (Penang)

October 13, 2012      Tropical Inn, Johor Bahru (Johor)

October 20, 2012     Harbour View Hotel, Kuching (Sarawak)

October 21, 2012     Friendship Association, Sibu (Sarawak)

October 27, 2012    Grand Borneo Hotel, Kota Kinabalu (Sabah)

October 28, 2012    Substation (Singapore)

Democracy: Who's the boss?
FFF 2012 banting for democracy.
Lena Hendry stressing a point.
Boon Kia Meng, 35, director of the award winning film, 'M-C-M: Utopia Milik Siapa?'
Nadira Ilana, 25, director of the award winning film, 'The Silent Riot'.
Tricia Yeoh, 30, director of the award winning film, 'Rights of the Dead'.
The Freedom Film Fest 2012 for Johor Bahru was held in Merdeka Hall, Tropika Inn.



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