Invitation to the Launch Event
You are cordially invited to the first preview of “Mengejar Keadilan:Indira Gandhi dan Dato’ Hj Ismail Yahya” by Norhayati Kaprawi and the screening of the award winning film “Hooligan Sparrow” by Nanfu Wang.
Friday, 17th March 2017
7pm – 11pm
PJ Live Arts, Jaya One, Jalan Universiti, Petaling Jaya
As this is a private event, kindly register to confirm your seat.
|7:00||Registration / Defend Lena Exhibition|
|7.30||Welcome and launch of the Freedom Film Network and call for entries for FFF2017
Defend Lena Campaign
|8:00||Screening of “Mengejar Keadilan” / Seeking For Justice (20 mins)
Q&A with filmmaker Norhayati Kaprawi
|9:00||Screening of “Hooligan Sparrow” (90mins)|
|10:30||Q&A or skype session with filmmaker Nanfu Wang|
PJ Live Arts
2A-3, Block K, Jaya One, Section 13, No.72A, Jalan Universiti, 46200, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
“Mengejar Keadilan:Indira Gandhi dan Dato’ Hj Ismail Yahya” or “Seeking for Justice is a work-in-progress documentary by Norhayati Kaprawi on the current challenges and issues pertaining to the Shariah court in Malaysia seen through the eyes of two individuals.
is a film that documents just how dangerous it is to be a women’s rights activist in China, observing the life of Ye Haiyan, a.k.a. Sparrow, but it also reveals the danger and difficulty in making a film on this topic. Freedom to make the kind of art you want to make is a liberty that can be taken for granted, and “Hooligan Sparrow” is a vital reminder of the importance of artistic and journalistic freedom, and that telling certain stories can be an inherently perilous proposition.