Malaysian Silat Movie ‘Geran’ Wins Big at 2020 New York Asian Film Festival
Malaysian action movie Geran has won an award at the 19th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF).
Produced by Layar Pictures and Tree of Hopes Productions, the martial arts film was presented the prestigious Daniel A. Craft Award. EasternKicks.com first reported the achievement on Monday (August 17).
Geran director Areel Abu Bakar and action choreographer Azlan Komeng join previous winners Dante Lam (Operation Red Sea), Yue Song (The Bodyguard) and Jung Byung-gil (The Villainess).
“We never expected to receive outside recognition. This is the first award received for the movie Geran, which is also my first film,” Abu Bakar said, adding that the NYAFF informed him of the good news on August 17.
Image credit: Filem Geran official Facebook page