IMPRESSIVE music festivals are difficult to come by here. Notorious for last minute bans and restrictions, this is no wonder — take PAS Youth’s recent protests against Selena Gomez during The Revival Tour last July because she was “too sexy” as a prime example.
GALERI PETRONAS has a very compelling exhibition happening at the moment which pays tribute to one particular Malaysian modern art trailblazer. Al-Kesah: Homage to Ismail Zain is set to run until 21 August and its one heck of a trip.
HOW has 2016 been for Malaysia at the movies? In a year that bore the well-reviewed Jagat and Redha on top of box office mammoths Boboiboy The Movie and Munafik, our estimate is somewhere between OK and GOOD. But don’t let us bore you with our assumptions, and let’s look at five new and upcoming releases. Given the attention our local film industry is getting from Festival Filem Malaysia ke-28 and its many missteps, isn’t it about time for a brand new box office hit to remind us why we’re even here in the first place?
THE country’s first of its kind human rights documentary film festival organized by Pusat Komunikasi Masyarakat (KOMAS) is back once again in PJ Live Arts, Jaya One from 20 – 27 August 2016.