Festival Edition 2015

Unseen, Unheard Untold

The FFF2015 theme, “Unseen, Unheard, Untold” is a reflection of our mission to promote important unrepresented stories to a wider audience. Each selected film was chosen for its ability to challenge assumptions and open up perspectives about issues rarely featured in the mainstream media.

News Coverage

  1. Sabah migrants docu wins best short at Freedom Film Fest (Malaysiakini, 27 September 2015)
  2. Unseen, Unheard, Untold (The Malaysian Reserve, 3 April 2015)
  3. Film fest includes movie screenings, film-making classes and music concert (The Star, 17 September 2015)
  4. SAS anjur FreedomFilmFest 2015 pada hari ini (Borneo Post, 10 October 2015)

Films Screened at this edition

  1. Across by Phyo Zayar Kyaw, Pyae Zaw Phyo & Kaung Sint (MM)
  2. Apa Khabar Potehi? By Ari Mendrofa (ID)
  3. Away From Ayah by Amelia Tan (SG)
  4. Burden of Peace by Joey Boink (GT)
  5. Citizen Four by Laura Poitras (DE, US)
  6. Dialog Dengan Dendi by Badrul Hisham Ismail (MY)
  7. Echoes From The Hill by Jirudtikal Prasonchum & Pasit Tandaechanurat (TH)
  8. Forget Me Not by David Sieveking (DE)
  9. Hisham’s School of Hope by Jules Ong (MY)
  10. I Will Not Be Silenced by Judy Rymer (AU)
  11. In The Name of The Cup by Diego Marin Verdugo (BR)
  12. Kostum by Tengku Iskhandar Dzulkarnain (MY)
  13. Last of The Elephant Men by Arnaud Bouquet & Daniel Ferguson (CA, FR)
  14. Living In The Drains by Marcel Simok (MY)
  15. Nick & Chait by Cha Escala & Wena Sanchez (PH)
  16. Penalty of Justice by Vyacheslav (Slavik) Bihun (UA)
  17. Portraits of Mosquito Press by J.Luis Burgos (PH)
  18. Question of Faith by Hanung Bramantyo (ID)
  19. Rite of Passage by Maggie Steber (US)
  20. The Comfort in Forgetting by Chunni Lin (MY)
  21. The Human Scale by Andreas Mol Dalsgaard (DK)

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The 2015 Award Winners

Best Feature Film - International

I Will Not be Silence by Judy Rymer (Australia)

Best Feature Film - South East Asia

1987: Untracing the Conspiracy by Jason Soo (Singapore)

Best Short Film

Living in the Drains by Marcel Simok

Most Outstanding Human Rights Film (Malaysian film grant awardees)

Viral Sial by David Buri

Freedom Film Fest Film Grant Winners

Viral Sial by David Buri
Sindiket by Nizam Andan
Memory as Resistance: Grandma Kong defending her Village by Chan Seong Foong & Victor Chin for
Di Sebalik Runcit by J.Arrivu Jacob
1987:Untracing the Conspiracy by Jason Soo