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    In the Film Grant program, you will have the chance to pitch and present your story ideas and concepts for documentary and film projects. We are looking for stories that will open up new perspectives about freedom and the world we live in.

    If you have made, or are making, a documentary or film that has relevance to your country, yourself and your community, and explores the issue of human rights, this is your chance to get your story heard.

Last Friday Freedom Film Fest 2015 (FFF 2015) kicked off with a screening of Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence to a full house. The much anticipated companion piece to his Oscar-nominated documentary, The Act of Killing. Anna Har, director of FFF 2015, explained why The Look of Silence had been chosen as the documentary to launch this year’s FFF. She said, “This year our theme is ‘Unseen, Unheard, Untold’. We want to encourage Malaysian filmmakers to make documentaries that open up perspectives to stories that have been previously untold. And this documentary, which could possibly change the way history is viewed in Indonesia, is a great example of that. So that’s why we chose it.” Joining Anna on stage to mark the official launch of the 13th Freedom Film Fest were special guests: YB Tuan Haji Saari bin Sungib, Assemblyman of ...