Screening Borders and Boundaries
“Anthology of five short films from Southeast Asia that generally deal with notion of border and boundary, either literally or metaphorically. Some of the themes explored by the filmmakers include: journeys and border crossing; belonging and displacement; issue around identity; and question of memory and nostalgia, among others.”
Programmer Norman Yusoff and Mohd Erman Maharam curated a programme by showcasing 5 different short films from Southeast Asia that generally deal with notion of border and boundaries.
Programmer 1: Norman Yusoff
Norman Yusoff teaches film studies in Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). With articles published in the Asian Cinema and the International Film Guide, he is also a film columnist with Mingguan Malaysia and curates the fortnightly Wayang Budiman programme.
Programmer 2: Mohd Erman Maharam
Mohd Erman Maharam is a senior lecturer in UiTM’s Faculty of Film, Theatre and Animation. He has worked as a cinematographer for several Malaysian features and shorts. Currently, he is a University of Nottingham Malaysia PhD candidate.