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Documentary Pitch on crumbling public school wins FreedomFilmFest Grant for 2022

About one of every three school going child from a low income family in Malaysia did not have the resources for online learning during the many lockdowns the nation endured over the past two years. ...

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Pelukis Grafik Amirul Ramthan memenangi Geran Filem FreedomFilmFest

Sejak dari kecil lagi, Fafa sering mendengar suara bisikan dan bunyi loceng yang mengganggu fikirannya dan menjadikannya muram dan susah untuk berinteraksi dengan keluarga, rakan-rakan dan guru-guru sekolah.  Semasa Fafa membesar, keluarganya selalu mengadu tentang...

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Youth at Heart of Social Change

How do you spark a movement in your school? Freedom Film Network in partnership with Apa Kata Wanita Orang Asli are banding together with schools to aid students in their social justice campaigns. Here is one...

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Change-Makers Find Their Voices With Audio Documentary

How do change-makers think outside of the box during a pandemic? Freedom Film Network looked into audio documentary production over four sessions with French radio director Marie Chartron.

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(Un) censored: Women breaking biases.

Starting on March 14, EngageMedia, Freedom Film Network and Inteamates will be featuring films that bravely tackle controversial yet critical women’s issues in the Asia-Pacific region. These will be featured in Cinemata.

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We’re Hiring: Digital Marketer

Freedom Film Network, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the production and development of social films for human rights and democracy is looking for a Digital Marketer for FreedomFilmFest 2022.

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Why We Need To Speak Up Against Injustice

For almost 20 years, members of the Freedom Film Network (FFN) have been sharing stories on poverty, inequality and injustice in Malaysia. These stories of ordinary people are important, even more so today as we...

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Grey Scale by Evelyn Teh wins FreedomFilmFest Grant

We all have them: a precious elderly relative who’s living alone, and we have all worried about them over the pandemic. With restrictions on travel, these elderly folk are socially isolated now more than ever...

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Can’t Run, Can’t Hide, wins FreedomFilmFest Grant

While the country went into lockdown for the first time last March for our own safety, families in Sungai Manggis, Kuala Langat were not safe in their own homes: they were locked up at home...

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If social change takes time, take your time

If you know social change doesn’t happen overnight, how do you enable change and create impact? Meet the director who devised a five-year plan for an eight-min film. Kartika Pratiwi, director of A Daughter’s Memory, shares...

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4 Tips for Social Filmmakers Hungry For Change

Making a great social film is like serving up a flavourful, piping hot dish of nasi lemak with all the toppings. Yet, the work doesn’t end after a film is released.   At the recent Using...

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The Orang Asli Women’s Journey

Rise Up: If Not Us, Then Who? Sherry Tan, a spunky 21-year-old from the Jakun tribe in Malaysia, went live on YouTube for the first time in November last year. “I was nervous and happy...