FFF2018 Films

29th September - 6th October 2018

A Cambodian Spring

A Cambodian Spring is an intimate and unique portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and often violent development that is shaping modern-day Cambodia.

Aku Mau Skola

In a baking hot shack with a leaky roof, over 70 stateless children squeeze in daily to study under the guidance of their teacher, Rujiah Sami.

Ask The Sexpert

ASK THE SEXPERT is a feature length documentary about a highly popular 90-year- old sex advice columnist for a daily newspaper in Mumbai.

Between Boxes

Between Boxes looks at the ways in which Indian Muslims navigate racial categorisation in Malaysia.

Big Bad Bangsar

Once known as a rubber estate in the early 20th Century, the affluent suburb of Bangsar has now become a byword for gentrification.

Black Code

Black Code follows “internet sleuths” – or cyber stewards – from the Toronto-based group Citizen Lab, who travel the world to expose unprecedented levels of global digital espionage.

Borrowed Time

On 30th July 2015, MRT Corp announced their plan to demolish Malaysia’s first and oldest shopping centre, Ampang Park Mall to make way for the upcoming MRT project.

Chitty: Retracing the Forgotten

This documentary brings forward the voices of old and new Chitty’s generation aside from bridging the generation gap on the significance of Kampung Chetti to the Chitty community.


Countdown is a poetic documentary that tells the story of a family who has their loved one currently on death row in Singapore.

Counterfeit Kunkoo

In a country where marital rape is not a legal crime, it took a lot for Smita to escape an abusive marriage. She lives in a one room apartment in Mumbai, earning her living by making imitation mangalsutras.

Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

Farmland – the new green gold. Hoping for export revenues, Ethiopia’s government leases millions of hectares of farmland to foreign investors.


A story about ethnic Chinese Malaysians in the late 18th and early 19th centuries: as they traverse the lands in the South China Sea, they become like fireflies quivering upon the dark waters.


‘Faham’ delves into the world of Qizi, an author of Malaysian Chinese queer fiction.

Five Tigers

This film reveals how these women became radicalized and took to the street many issues of human rights and democracy as their conversation unfolds and about their lives as young urban working class women in Penang.

In The Dark

In The Dark provides us an intimate observation of two people and moves us away from stereotypes, focusing instead on their strengths, dreams and hopes for the future.

Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower

When the Chinese Communist Party backtracks on its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong decides to save his city.


Kantoi tells the story of Alia who is facing the dilemma of whether to tell her best friend, Raihan that the positive pregnancy test that they found is actually hers.

Kampung Tapir

One Sunday afternoon, migrant worker Anne and her husband leave their five-year-old daughter in Kampung Tapir, Malaysia.

Melawan Arus

What does it take to create a political tsunami? Melawan Arus traces the undercurrents beneath the waves that swept away the 61 year rule of the Barisan Nasional government in Malaysia.


Mary’s husband has an accident at home and, rather than saving him, she stops helping and watches him die.

Rising from Silence

Silenced for more than 50 years, a group of elderly women in Indonesia decided to share the country’s forgotten history to the young generation through singing.


A Buddhist nun, a Christian nun, and a Muslim woman in Myanmar. Their lives, their experiences, and the challenges that they face.

Small Talk

We live in the same space. But we’ve lived like strangers under one roof for decades now. The only exchanges are the meals she cooks for me. No hellos, no goodbyes, and no “I love you.”

Tak Kesampaian

Despite poverty and socio-cultural hindrances, some Orang Asli youths do rise above and complete their secondary education. Despite achieving good results in their Form Five examinations, they had received rejections from higher education institutions.

The Cleaners

Tens of thousands of “cleaners” work behind the scenes to ensure that only approved content is accessible to users. The role of cleaners, hired by companies such as Facebook or Google, is to search for and delete inappropriate content.

The Cycle

THE CYCLE follows the homecoming journey of a gay Singaporean man, who desires his father’s acceptance of his husband, their soon-to-be born son and ultimately, himself.

The Judge

THE JUDGE provides rare insight into Shari’a law, an often misunderstood legal framework for Muslims, told through the eyes of the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s religious courts.

The Panguna Syndrome

The Bougainville Crisis, a war waged by colonial powers to crush the indigenous resistance and protect their interests in the giant mine of Panguna may only be the tip of the iceberg.

The Story of Kam Agong

Through ‘The Story of Kam Agong’, we get a glimpse of the state of maternity healthcare available to villagers living in rural areas of Sarawak.

Trailer Boys

Trailer Boys follows the journey of Muhammad Irfan Rafieh, a key member of Abam2 Trailer Singapura, which is a community of heavy vehicle drivers from Singapore.

Uncelebrated 湮没无闻

The marvelous action and breath-taking explosions on our screens are made by a group of great people with great skills. They are often not known to the public but the production team needs them.

Uncle Tommy

To certain cultures, methods of burial and last rites pose the only certainty in one's dealings with death. For isolated individuals, how their physical remains are managed poses a greater issue of dignity and respect....

Vani: A Flower in the Void

A girl is abandoned by her family at the age of seven. Ten years later she sets on a journey to meet her estranged mother in hopes of finding the truth behind her abandonment.

Woman at Home

A home-maker devotes her life to taking care of her husband and children.


Yield is an ethnographic inquiry done over a period of five years, documenting the lives of nine children living in dire Third World conditions.

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