FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15th, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – The 14th International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest 2021 (KLEFF 2021) has announced that 94 films have been selected to be screened virtually in the festival. Out of the submitted films, 20 films made it to be the finalists of the 5 main film categories of KLEFF 2021.
The 5 main film categories are Best Feature Film/Full-Length Documentary, Best Short Documentary/TV Documentary, Best Short Film, Best Public Service Announcements (PSA), as well as Best Animation.
Below are the finalists for the 5 main film categories of KLEFF 2021:
- Best Feature Film / Full-Length Documentary Award (In Alphabetical order)
50 Shades of Green: The Complex Story of Palm Oil
Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah, Andy Siti Nurhidayah Rahim
CLIMATE FOR CHANGE: Renewing Energy
Joep van Dijk
Kevin Sim, Virginia Quinn
Once Upon A River: Bangladesh’s Delta Disaster
Shehzad Hameed Ahmad
- Best Short Documentary Award (In Alphabetical order)
A Community Under Fire
Harrison Thane, Matt Thane
For Tomorrow Paradise Arrives
The Naked Arctic Adventure
- Best Short Film Award (In Alphabetical order)
Alles hat Grenzen NUR DER MONDFISCH NICHT
Sylvia Eckermann, Gerald Nestler
Sil van der Woerd, Jorik Dozy
- Best Animation Award (In Alphabetical order)
Blinded By Love
Pongo the Stolen Orangutan: How Law Can Heal
It’s Not The Oil, It’s The Practice
Zul Ikhwan Aziz
- Best Public Service Announcement Award (In Alphabetical order)
A Community, Fighting
Gardener of the Sea
Mok Man Ying
The 14th Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest committee would like to congratulate the finalists of each categories of KLEFF 2021!
This year’s 12th KLEFF jury committee and judges are Fadly Bakhtiar, Festival Director of KLEFF 2020 and Programme Director of EcoKnights; OKJ, Singapore-based documentary storyteller of OKJWorks; Dr. Kendy Mitot, artist of the indigenous Bidayuh tribe in Sarawak; and Aore Ajoeni, technical officer and head of the research team in Klima Action Malaysia (KAMY).
For more information about the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest or its organizer, EcoKnights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. or the festival manager, Nabila at email@example.com. For KLEFF partnership and collaboration, you may reach our KLEFF Festival Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE KUALA LUMPUR ECO FILM FEST (KLEFF)
The International KLEFF is Malaysia’s first and longest-serving platform promoting sustainable living through showcases of environment-themed films, workshops, talks, exhibitions, Impact Market, local performances and other engaging activities. Organized by EcoKnights, KLEFF features groundbreaking films that kindle important dialogues, traversing the relationship between humans and their environments, challenging the way people think about the natural world and inspiring them to discuss, explore and act on important environmental issues. For more information about KLEFF, kindly visit its official page at kleff.my and for more current updates, find us on Facebook at @KualaLumpurEcoFilmFestival and Instagram and Twitter at @kleff_my.
EcoKnights is an environmental non-governmental organization (NGO) registered with the Registrar of Societies Malaysia. EcoKnights’ core focus areas are in environmental education; smart partnerships; strategic engagement and on-ground efforts as well as capacity building of youths. In these areas, EcoKnights focuses on working with key stakeholders to deliver strategically designed developmental interventions, further contributing to positive social, environmental and economic change. More information about EcoKnights can be obtained from www.ecoknights.org.my. For more current updates on what EcoKnights is up to, find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @EcoKnights.
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