[FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE]
Kuala Lumpur, 1st February 2024 — The Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) is thrilled to announce the selection of finalists for its highly anticipated finale film screenings. After careful consideration and deliberation, the festival committee has curated an exceptional lineup of films across five categories, showcasing compelling narratives and thought-provoking content on environmental sustainability.
The selected films span a diverse range of genres and formats, including feature films, short films, documentaries, animations, and public service announcements. Each film offers a unique perspective on pressing environmental issues and highlights the collective pursuit of low-impact living.
Congratulations to the following finalist films (in alphabetical order):
1. Feature Film / Long Documentary
|By Ekaterina Piltenko & Olga Ramora
|Guardians of The Shore
|By Mark Nyambang
|Mentawai – Souls of the Forest
|By Joo Peter
|By Michael Buckley
|By Jue Wang
2. Short Documentary
|Hearing from the Dolphin
|By 弘榤 張
|By Andy Ball
|Resan, The Story of Trees
|By Antonieta Buaton
|By Kurt Sensenbrenner
|By Gravinda Putra Perdana
|By Moonkyung Kim & Seong Heo
3. Short Film
|By Alex Dubois
|The Memories of Us
|By Jerry Foo Thai Li
|By Ulrica de la Mar
|By Keila Cepeda
|Footprints In The Forest
|By Juhaidah Joemin & Sandra Khoo
|Go Go Giwas: Sowing Dream Seeds
|By Suet-Er Hee & Yi-Feng Kao
|The Life and Times of Jenah
|By Quek Yew Aun
|The Menace from Above
|By Mariam Khayat
5. Public Service Announcement (PSA)
|By Zulzarif Irfan
|Mana Aku Tau
|By Mohsen Bin Miskam
|By Mohsen Bin Miskam
|Tiga Tips Jimat Air
|By Hafiz Bin Abdullah Sima
|Water Scarcity and Climate Change – A Wake-Up Call
|By Azilah Abd Aziz
|What Goes Up Must Come Down
|By Farah Landemaine & Abyan Junus-Nishizawa
These films serve as powerful vehicles for raising awareness, sparking conversations, and inspiring positive action towards a more sustainable future. In an exciting development, the selected films will be featured in the screenings at the EcoCine Zone, Cengal Room, located within the picturesque IWK Eco Park Pantai Dalam. This marks the first physical screening event for KLEFF since the onset of the global pandemic, underscoring the festival’s commitment to adapting and evolving in challenging times.
The physical screenings will take place on the 17th and 18th of February, offering attendees a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in captivating films and engage with fellow enthusiasts in a safe and inspiring environment.
KLEFF extends heartfelt congratulations to all the finalists and expresses gratitude to the filmmakers for their contributions to the festival. The selected films represent the best of environmental filmmaking and serve as catalysts for positive change.
For more information about the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest or its organizer, EcoKnights, please contact email@example.com. or the festival manager, Nabila at firstname.lastname@example.org. For KLEFF partnership and collaboration, you may reach our KLEFF Festival Director at email@example.com.
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 how 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.
EcoKnights is an environmental non-governmental organization (NGO) registered with the Registrar of Societies Malaysia. EcoKnights’ core focus areas are 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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