Week 2: Malaysian Student Film Festival

Week 2: Malaysian Student Film Festival

Jun 12, 2021

MSFF presents Week 2 of 4 weeks: Make a list and check it twice, for this week’s line-up will be sure to keep you on your two feet, be it for laughing or the thrilling suspense of it all.

This week showcases 3 films from University of Liverpool, University of Essex and London School of Economics, including a mixture of music and dance performance videos, behind the scenes footage and director’s interviews!

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Date

12 Jun

Time (GMT+8)

8:00 PM

Price

£3.00

Duration

3 hours

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12 June 2021 (Saturday)

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8pm-11pm MYT / 1pm-4pm UKT

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All Malaysian Student Film Festival Show Pass

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Synopsis

MSFF is the first ever virtual Malaysian Student Film Festival scheduled for a livestream showcase in June 2021. For the past years, many Malaysian student societies in universities all over the UK (and Ireland) have participated in Malaysian Night, a theatrical production celebrating traditional cultural art forms such as dance and music. This year, students will have the chance to showcase 15 - 40 minute films in our virtual event. Varying awards judged by external experts in the film and theatre industry will be celebrated on the last day of the festival. It is MSFF’s hope to not only give students a chance to translate traditional MNights into a different medium, but also to let these films be a portfolio of well-made student films relating to Malaysian culture.

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Liverpool 99
by University of Liverpool Malaysian Society

Genre: Police Procedural + Comedy

Logline: “Liverpool 99” is a comedy following a group of Malaysian police detectives in Liverpool on a mission to capture a dangerous fugitive.

A squad of Malaysian detectives travel to Liverpool in pursuit of a dangerous criminal but their antics may just land them into unexpected troubles.

IG: @livmsoc

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Rumah
by Malaysian Society University of Essex

Genre: Psychological, Thriller

Logline: A man realises he is trapped inside a house with two mysterious strangers.

A man awakes to discover that he is unable to leave his house. He is then faced with a mysterious woman who appears in his living room and leaves him with more questions than answers. The presence of another stranger lurking in the shadows also has the man on edge. Everything feels strange yet real. As night falls, so does the stranger in the shadows, leaving the man increasingly petrified. Will he ever get through this freaky experience? A crazier twist explains it all.

IG: @msocessex
FB: Malaysian Society Essex

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Caught Up
by London School of Economics Students’ Union Malaysia Club

Genre: Comedy

Logline: LSE Malaysian Society presents a short film following four friends as they reminisce about the experience they’ve had during the coronavirus pandemic.

Adam and his friends Bella, Christine and Daniel have all finally managed to get together on zoom and hangout as friends after so long. The lockdown since March has made it hard for them to plan an online meet-up since half the group is in Malaysia and the other half, London. The four use the call to catch up and dive into their own stories about how the lockdown has been for them. With each story bringing laughter and showing that not much has actually changed, it seems that only Adam is one to disagree.

IG: @lse.mnight
FB: LSE SU Malaysia Club

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