THE George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) has always been a discovery platform which connects readers to writers from various backgrounds. Having consistently afforded FIXI a slot in its programme since 2012, GTLF saw the publishing house launch two books at Wisma Yeap Chor Ee, George Town last Sunday.
WHAT haven’t we told you about Anomalist Production? Here’s a quick recap: a group of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) students got together to do theatre last year and have since grown into the next big thing in Kuala Lumpur’s performing arts scene. And after the success of stagings like Skrip Untuk Ali, Bangsa, Home and Hotel, the group is back with an anthology of short plays titled Projek K³.
GOT a shortage of performing arts space in your area? Wish to perform but venue rental ridiculously expensive? Well, worry no more! There is a new performing arts space called Markas which is now open especially for performers and cultural practitioners.
SIX months ago, Boo Junfeng found himself in Cannes for the second time in his young career as a filmmaker. His latest directorial effort, Apprentice, made the Cannes Film Festival‘s Un Certain Regard selection, cementing his position as one of Southeast Asia’s prominent film directors at the moment.