15MALAYSIA

15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian filmmakers. These films not only deal with socio-political issues in Malaysia, they also feature some of the best-known faces in the country, including actors, musicians and top political leaders. You may think of them as funky little films made by 15 Malaysian voices for the people of Malaysia.

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A laugh-out-loud film about a Chinese boy’s misguided attempts at opening an Islamic bank account.

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A quiet tale that reminds us that, despite the multifaceted contradiction of Malaysia, life goes on – even if not all of it is sweet.

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Malaysia’s most influential spiritual leader Nik Aziz offers commentary on the virtuous and Islamic way to conduct ethical commerce in his inimitable style

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An Indian boy is asked to build a model of his house at school. A tale on the social economic plight faced by many Malaysians.

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A very silly slapstick comedy demonstrating the proper Islamic way to slaughter chicken.

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A teenage Chinese witness to a racially motivated assault is being driven to the police station. A quiet reminder of the dangers of inter-communal suspicion and conflict.

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A modern, poetic and beautifully constructed ode to Malaysia – its common people, places and enduring spirit.


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An edgy and powerful science fiction story of a society where everything is perfect, except no one is allowed to speak.

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A comedic re-enactment of how one politician tries to entice another to switch party allegiance as DVD pirates look on.



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Two secret lovers rendezvous in a plush hotel room while TV news is read in the background. A dark take on apathy in Malaysia.

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The controversial head of UMNO Youth plays a taxi driver who is asked his views on some current Malaysian talking points. He ends up offering a keris to a Chinese boy as a gift.

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A man finds himself without small change in a cheap brothel. Many arguments ensue and problems faced by the Malaysian common man are discussed humorously.

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An over-zealous public relations consultant advises the current minister of health how to discourage unhealthy lifestyles in Malaysia.

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A haunting portrayal of a pedophile preparing to hunt, interspersed with metaphors on the state of Malaysian politics.



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A Rojak seller’s take on Malaysia’s multi-faceted social political tapestry. Made entirely with CGI special effects. Visually stunning.

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