‘Pokok’ is a story that welcomes renown director U-Wei’s talent back to the theatre stage from the 7 December – 16 December 2018 at Auditorium Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. Known more for his films such as Hanyut, Kaki Bakar and Perempuan, Lelaki &..? (from which he won the Best Director Award in the 11th Malaysian Film Festival), U-Wei has also honed his craft through plays, his last one being Wangi Menjadi Saksi back in 2008. We get to talk about why he chose the story written by Tan Sri Johan Jaaffar, his decision to dwell into theatre once more, and the moral reason why films should exist.
Find out how musical your year was with Spotify Wrapped! With Drake’s album ‘Scorpion’ becoming one of the most streamed albums of 2018, get to know how Malaysia’s listening habits compare.
For many music lovers growing up in the preteen years of the Internet, The Wknd Sessions has been an important part of their exposure to local and regional music. Now, The Wknd Sessions has come out of their hiatus to bring you Buka Panggung, their first showcase event for 2019 – and they need your help to make it happen! Click here to contribute to the campaign to turn up Southeast Asian music up to 11.
The story of Mahsuri. The music of gamelan. Both in danger of being swallowed by time and modernity. The new stop motion music video for the song ‘Chinta’ highlights a universal story of culture grounded by local folklore.