NEWS: Documentary ‘M For Malaysia’ to Premiere at Two International Film Festivals
M for Malaysia, a documentary feature film about the election that brought hope to the nation, is set to screen at two international film festivals – CAAMFest37 and DocEdge New Zealand.
M for Malaysia will be making its world premiere at the Centre for Asian American Media Festival 2019 (CAAMFest37) in San Francisco on May 15, the largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films. It annually presents approximately 130 works in San Francisco and Oakland, United States.
Following that, M for Malaysia is slated for a series of screening at DocEdge New Zealand: May 30 and June 2 in Auckland, and June 14 and 16 in Wellington. DocEdge New Zealand is an Academy Award-qualifying festival for feature and short documentaries. It celebrates the best in domestic and international documentary films.
M for Malaysia follows the then 92-year-old Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the campaign trail for 16 days leading up to Malaysia’s 14th General Election on May 9, 2018, when Malaysians voted out a government that had ruled them for 60 years and voted in a new one headed by Tun Dr Mahathir.
Photo Credit: M for Malaysia Trailer