Malaysia's Chong Keat Aun wins Best New Director at Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan

Malaysian director Chong Keat-aun of 'The Story of Southern Islet' poses with his Best New Director award at the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei. Photo: Reuters

Malaysian filmmaking talent did the country proud at ​​​​the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan last night.

Malaysian director Chong Keat Aun bagged the Best New Director award for his film The Story of Southern Islet, a film inspired by a true incident that happened in the 1980s at Kedah's Gunung Keriang.

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