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Freedom Film Network is hiring. Join our team!

Freedom Film Network is hiring. We are looking for a super organised programme manager to support civil society members and activist filmmakers to use film as a social impact tool for change and a full...

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With Home Sweet Home, FFF2023 film grant winner explores two women’s quest for self and home

All her life, FFF2023 film grant winner, Megan Wonowidjoyo tried to be different from her mother. Yet when she was going through a divorce, which she describes as her lowest point, she found herself running...

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FFF2023 film grant winner unveils the reality of sexual violence towards men

According to the Malaysian Penal Code, rape is defined as intercourse with women against her will or without her consent.  What does this mean for men who are victims of such crimes too? FFF2023 film...

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Indigenous stories, indigenous connection

Apa Kata Wanita Orang Asli, a young Orang Asli women collective who advocates for indigenous rights through film, is empowering the youth from their community to speak out through a creative video competition. Eleven content creators...

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FreedomFilmFest 2022: Coming back with a bang to inspire change, build communities

During the post-screening discussion of Fafa: Perjuangan Yang Tak Didendang, Sam (not his real name), who was in the audience, stood up to share how the film inspired him to open up about his own...

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NEW and available: 12 Malaysian social films to screen in your community

After the 19th edition of the FreedomFilmFest was launched in Petaling Jaya and showcased on the big screen for the first time since the pandemic, we are now taking our stories nationwide. These stories, of...

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Social impact grantee to use film to engage with therapists on LGBTQ mental health

Covid-19 has put extraordinary stress on the mental health of marginalised groups such as the LGBTQ community as they often face difficulty getting help in Malaysia’s conservative society.  Freedom Film Network is helping to change...

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Sarawak IP group harness FFN’s social impact grant to strengthen their claims on their ancestral land through film.

Indigenous People rights NGO, Society for Rights of Indigenous People of Sarawak (SCRIPS) was one of the recipients of Freedom Film Network’s social impact grant for civil society organisations (CSOs) to use film to strengthen...

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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.