FreedomFilmFestival 2015

"Unseen, Unheard, Untold"

The FreedomFilmFest 2015 showcased screened a total of 26 documentaries around the theme of theme “Unseen, Unheard, Untold” that bring to attention important unrepresented stories to a wider audience.

FFF awarded 5 film grants (4 Malaysia and 1 Singapore) to make their social films. They are:

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

Award Winners for FFF2015 are:

  • Best International Feature: “I Will Not Be Silenced” by Judy Rymer
  • Best SEA Feature: “Untracing the Conspiracy” by Jason Soo
  • Best SEA Short Film: “Living in the Drains” by Marcel Simok
  • Most Outstanding Human Rights Film (Malaysian film grant awardees): “Viral, Sial” by David Buri

In the News

“UNSEEN, UNHEARD, UNTOLD” Pusat KOMAS FreedomFilmFest 2015

“Unseen, Untold, Unheard” was the theme of PUSAT KOMAS' FreedomFilmFestival 2015 held in PJ Live Arts, Petaling Jaya, Selangor from Sept 11th - 2oth, 2015. Over 2,000 people participated in the film screenings, master classes, video activism workshop and award...

Announcing the 4 Winners of FreedomFilmFest 2015

FreedomFilmFest on the 19th September 2015 announced the Best Short Film, Best International Feature, Best SEA Feature and FreedomFilmFest Film Grant Winners: Most Outstanding Human Rights Film for 2015. The awards, celebrating brave and eye opening films on human...

New Issues To Be Unearthed At FreedomFilmFest 2015

26 AUGUST, PETALING JAYA – FreedomFilmFest is shifting lenses for this year’s festival scheduled to be held in September. Festival Director, Anna Har, said this year’s film selections are more varied and expands beyond traditional human rights themes. For the first...

Internship Opportunities in FreedomFilmFest !!!

Looking for a flexible internship from the months of August to October? Want to flex your creative designing skills? Then FreedomFilmFest has the perfect internship for you! We are looking for an independent and fast workers to fill our Graphic Designing and Web...

FFF Throwback

Can you believe it’s already May? We’re already halfway through 2015! So far it’s been a really busy year for FFF. Even though we’re still four months away from the festival, all the preparation is keeping us on our feet. In addition to the preparation for the...

Four Filmmakers to Watch: The FFF 2015 Film Grant Winners

By Deborah Agustin After a month of preparation, it was D-Day for the shortlisted proposals for this year’s FFF film grant. A total of eight proposals were selected to pitch to Jerald Joseph, a human rights trainer and a Director of Pusat KOMAS; Harun Rahman, a...


FREEDOMFILMFEST is making a last call to Malaysian and Singaporean filmmakers and activists to send in their proposals to make a documentary about a subject that they are passionate about in their respective countries. Three proposals from Malaysia will be selected...


Last Friday Freedom Film Fest 2015 (FFF 2015) kicked off with a screening of Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence to a full house. The much anticipated companion piece to his Oscar-nominated documentary, The Act of Killing. Anna Har, director of FFF 2015,...

FreedomFilmFest presents: How to pitch your story?

This workshop is dedicated to revealing the generalities of any selection process of a documentary film project. There are many pieces to the puzzle of making a successful film. An important one is how the project is presented during all phases – from development to...

FreedomFilmFest 2015: Call For Entries Now Open

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: FREEDOMFILMFEST is now calling for entries for their Film Grant Program and for films to be featured in the festival. The closing date for the Film Grants is 4 April 2015 and Film Entry is 1 June 2015. FreedomFilmFest supports independent...

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