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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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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...

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Using films for social impact! Gunakan filem untuk mencetus perubahan sosial

This year, together with Goethe-Institut and the European Union, through the “Social Films For Social Change” project, FFN is embarking on a new programme to empower CSOs to master the use of films for social...

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Real love at virtual film festival

About 10 minutes into the first online screening of “Meniti Senja” – part of the 2020 FreedomFilmFest – a chat box in the virtual film festival meant for audience comments blew up. Accolades, comments and...