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Nation 21 Oct 2020 | 7:00 AM

M’sian producer invited to premiere film in Japan

LOCAL film producer Edmund Yeo, who had won the Best Director in Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2017, had been invited to premiere his latest production Malu in Japan next month, reported Berita Harian.

Nation 01 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Another feather in Edmund Yeo’s cap

MALAYSIAN film director Edmund Yeo has won the Best Film award at the 15th Bologna Asian Film Festival in Italy, Sin Chew Daily reported.

Nation 04 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian filmmaker bags top prize in Tokyo

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian director Edmund Yeo (pic) wanted to provoke thought about the dilemma of the Rohingya with his movie Aqerat, which won Best Director at the Tokyo International Film Fest­ival (TIFF).

Nation 27 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

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AseanPlus News 26 Apr 2017 | 8:56 AM

Indian film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' cleared for release

Mumbai (AFP) - An award-winning Hindi film exploring women's sexuality that was blocked by India's censorship board for being "lady-oriented" has been cleared for release by an appeals tribunal, officials said.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Indian censors block release of film described as ‘lady-oriented’

MUMBAI: India’s censor board has refused to certify a film it describes as “lady-oriented”, sparking a furious response from the director, in the latest case to highlight fears over creative freedom in the country.

Nation 27 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Sharifah’s ‘Pigeon’ soars at film fest

TOKYO: Language is not a barrier when it comes to filmmaking, says Sharifah Amani.

Japan 26 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Gundam still relevant’

Yoshiyuki Tomino, the 73-year-old creator of the Mobile Suit Gundam robot anime franchise, engaged in a rapid-fire exchange of ideas that hopscotched from an analysis of Tomino’s enduringly popular series to topics ranging from future energy sources to the human-robot relationship.

AseanPlus News 16 Oct 2015 | 3:17 PM

Japan horror king Nakata returns with evil doll

TOKYO: Japanese horror director Hideo Nakata, best known for terrifying audiences by bringing the vengeful demon Sadako through a television set in the smash-hit movie "Ring", wants to make a romantic comedy.