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[Coverage] MIFFest and MGGA 2018

[Coverage] MIFFest and MGGA 2018


Kuala Lumpur, April 2018 – Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) was held this year from 25th February 2018 till 3rd March 2018 whereby the awards show was held on the 3rd March 2018. As mentioned in our previous post (http://www.wljack.com/2018/02/upcoming-event-malaysia-international.html ), the main theme this year was “Humanity” and it also touches on the elements of “Despair” and “Hope”!

Films Reviews and Sharing Sessions!
Throughout the week from 25th February 2018 till 2nd March 2018, there were many films from different countries being showcased during Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest). In addition to that, most of the movies were also complemented with post-movie Q&A Sessions whereby the audiences get to interact with the film producers, directors and casts regarding the respective movies.





Malaysia Golden Global Awards 2018!
Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) 2018 was a star-studded international awards show held in KLCC Plenery Hall! The nominees for the awards consists of the films being showcased during Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest)!







Tesnota Biggest Winner Of The Night!
Russian film Tesnota was no doubt the biggest winner of the night by winning 4 major awards including Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best New Director. Big congratulations to the team behind Tesnota although the team couldn’t attend the show during that night!


“Angels Wear White” has also won big by grabbing away the Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress! Another notable winner of the night was Hamed Behdad from “Blockage” who won The Best Actor Award.


Some of the highlights of the night include the presentation of Lifetime Achievement Awards to Ann Hui by Hong Kong renowned actor Simon Yam. It was a memorable moment.



Besides all the presentation of awards, there were remarkable performances by Nicole Lai, Gin Lee and Adibah Noor. Most audiences wowed as Adibah Noor actually sang “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman. It was quite an amazing performance!

The Award Winners
Best Actor: Hamed Behdad (Blockage)
Best Actress: Darya Zhovnar (Tesnota)
The Best Supporting Actor: Artem Cipin (Tesnota)
The Best Supporting Actress: Zhou Mei Jun (Angels Wear White)
Best Film: Tesnota
Best Director: Vivian Qu (Angels Wear White)
Best New Director: Kantemir Balagov (Tesnota)
Best Screenplay: Vivian Qu (Angels Wear White)
Best Cinematography: Anggi Frisca (The Seen And Unseen)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Ann Hui (Hong Kong)
New Hope Award: A Letter To The President
The Audience Choice Award: Shuttle Life


















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