Film Screening: Kaki Bakar by U-Wei Haji Saari will be organized at Ilham Gallery on 8th October 2016 (Saturday).
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Join us at a special screening of Kaki Bakar, which was first screened at the Cannes Festival in 1995. An adaptation of William Faulkner’s Barn Burning, the film won the Grand Prix (Best International Film Award) at the Brussels Film Awards.
The film’s acclaimed director U-Wei Haji Saari will be present to give an introduction to the film.
About the film
Proud of his Javanese heritage, Kakang is trying to bring up his children in Malaysia and instill in them his own traditional values and beliefs. Seeing clearly the social inequalities that allow him to be exploited his defiance results in profound consequences for his youngest son, a boy who shares his father's uncompromising integrity.