Award Receiving Film Title Director ACTION10 Filmmakers’ Competition 1 JuiceSky People’s Award Trophy & Cert Avakas the Head Hunter Marc Abas 2 Special Mention Certs 1 The Pursuit 2 Daisy 1 Fadhlin Sakina Abdullah 2 Katak Chua 3 Jury Award Cert The Ghost King Chong Voo Kiat 4 Santola Café Award – Best Sabahan Entry […]
4.00pm Xingu Brazil | 102 mins | 2012 | Action, adventure, biography Director: Cao Hamburger Synopsis: XINGU was inspired by the real life story of the Villas brothers Orlando, Claudio and Leonardo. They decide to live a great adventure and enlist in an expedition which has the mission to tame Central Brazil. This movie covers […]
4.00pm Will there be a theatre up there?! Georgia | 55 mins | 2011 | Documentary, history Director: Nana Janelidze Synopsis: The Soviet Union – and the tragic destiny of people who lived in this system is reflected in the biography of the great actor Kakhi Kavsadze. He is one of Georgia’s most popular actors […]
4.00pm Heart of Gaya Street Q&A with the director Malaysia | 47 mins | 2016 | Documentary Director: William Chiang M. F. Synopsis: Heart of Gaya street is a vivid collection of tales about a few personalities who have lived almost their entire lives on Gaya Street. We see through their eyes the tide of […]
4.00pm Meet stars from JAGAT! JAGAT / BRUTAL Malaysian | 86 mins | 2015 | Drama Director: Shanjhey Kumar Perumal Synopsis and Director’s Comment: Set in the early 1990’s, a critical period in Malaysian Indian history, the story subtly underlines the plight of the Malaysian Indian. Forsaken by the estate owners who had employed them […]
4.00pm Highway Malaysia | 13 mins | 2015 | Fiction Director: Aw See Wee Meet See Wee at the screening for Q&A Synopsis A college boy picks his mother up for a wedding banquet in downtown Kuala Lumpur. In the car ride jammed with typical highway traffic and an AC breakdown, they are stuck in […]
4.00pm Born into Brothels USA | 140 mins | Documentary Dirs: Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski Synopsis: Briski, a documentary photographer, went to Kolkata to photograph prostitutes. While there, she befriended their children and offered to teach the children photography to reciprocate being allowed to photograph their mothers. The children were given cameras so they […]
4.00pm IISA / AS ONE Philippines | 90 mins | 2015 | Drama Director: Chuck Gutierrez Synopsis and Director’s Comment: IISA / AS ONE is a narrative feature about a never ending war, a town ravaged by a devastating storm and the woman caught in between. Mindanao, Philippines. When a strong typhoon hits an armed-conflict […]
Sabah Film Academy – Production Week is happening from 10th until 17th July 2016 at 13th Floor, Wisma Bandaraya. * Masterclasses are from 10am-1.00pm – open to everyone and free to attend.
The Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival (KKIFF) is back again this year exclusively at MBO Cinemas from 8 July onwards! Come & watch local & internationally acclaimed movies! Just purchase a KKIFF bookmark at MBO IMAGO to watch any KKIFF movie for FREE!