Chat inspires award-winning film by M’sian

First-time winner: Dharius directing his short film ‘Kun Fayakun’.

PETALING JAYA: A casual conversation with his parents sparked an idea which became Dharius Zulke­fli’s award-winning short film Kun Fayakun.

Meaning “be and it became” in Arabic, Kun Fayakun won the 26-year-old Malaysian filmmaker the Best Editing award at the 2016 United International Film Festival in New York on July 31.

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