At the solidarity event in Kuala Lumpur on Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, participants discussed various threats to digital rights and stressed the importance of finding ways to address the systemic problems underlying these issues.
Running from July 14 to 17, the 18th Mini Film Festival features a variety of online and offline film screenings, discussions, and exhibitions.
The Malaysian government’s clampdown on free expression online using the Communications and Multimedia Act compelled documentary filmmaker and journalist Yihwen Chen to make ‘The Offensive Internet’.
Running online until December 5, the screenings feature stories exploring religion, racial equality, bodily autonomy, and social commentary.
A new generation of Sabahan storytellers will be showcasing their work in CineBah 2021, with Cinemata hosting the virtual screening of these short films.
Tech Tales Launch: Eight digital rights films highlight stories of resistance and action in the Asia-Pacific
In line with the international celebration of World Internet Day, EngageMedia on October 30 launched Tech Tales: Films about Digital Rights in the Asia-Pacific, a collection of eight films that highlight human rights stories in the digital age.
To commemorate International Seed Day, Cinemata, Freedom Film Network, and the Malaysian Food Security and Sovereignty Forum have curated a video playlist of six films on seed saving and its connection to the farmers’ struggles in Southeast Asia. The full playlist will be available for viewing from April 23 to 26, 2021. After this date, only select films will remain on Cinemata.