The 58-minute film on Diwalwal was produced last year and directed by a Frenchman, Philippe Couture.
The human rights-oriented film festival kicked off today, and will run until September 14, 2014, as Malaysian NGOs’ own way of celebrating Malaysia Day on 16th September.
Festival organizers said that they have “carefully selected this year’s programme to showcase a range of unique works, putting equal focus on artistic value and human rights content.”
The festival will present films that are cinematically engaging and culturally relevant from new and international filmmakers, as well as filmmaker discussions and workshops. (Rural Urban News/Cha Monforte)