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CinemAsia FilmTALKS – Malila: The Farewell Flower

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In CinemAsia FilmTALKS, specialists tell about the background of a special movie. In this episode of FilmTALK – now on video – attention to the Thai LGBTQ movie “Malila: The Farewell Flower”. Surprise yourself with the story behind this film, explained by it’s producer John Baladu also known as Indonesian film critic, programmer and activist. Director of this FilmTALK episode is the Afghan filmmaker and CinemAsia FilmLAB participant Fawad Nahimi.

Indonesian by nationality, Bangkok by residence,and working for Berlin, Shanghai, Cape Town and QCinema Film Festival in Manila, John Badalu is also a freelance producer. His latest film MALILA: THE FAREWELL FLOWER bagged the Best Film Prize at Kim Jiseok Award in Busan Film Festival 2017. He was a part-time lecturer at London School of Public Relations, and one of the founders of Q! Film Festival Indonesia. When not working, John is often found in a remote island or waterfall.