SEEMINGLY appearing from nowhere, the trailer to upcoming short Lalu appeared on the internet today to strong response from the Malaysian audiences. Directed by Ion Furjanic, the film stars model Deanna Ibrahim, filmmaker Ismail Jamaludin and actors Iedil Putra and Pekin Ibrahim.
HOT on the heels of Japan’s high-profile film omnibus Asian Three-Fold Mirror, National Gallery Singapore is presenting an unprecedented collaboration with five award-winning directors across Southeast Asia in an effort to shed light on Southeast Asian art and it’s incredible heritage.
MAHSURI, the mythical beauty whose legacy still lives in Langkawi today, once cursed the island upon being put to her death in the late 1700s. Her story is one of immense tragedy: envied intensely by her sister-in-law Wan Mahura, Mahsuri was accused of adultery in the absence of her husband (who was sent to war) and sentenced to capital punishment for a crime she did not commit.