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Seniloka Art Festival, December 9th-10th 2017

Penang has a brand new arts festival, and it is all about celebrating local culture and creativity. Supported by MBPP and Think City, and curated and managed by local arts groups Roots Fest, Localhouz and Literaseni, the intent is for Seniloka Art Festival to become an annual event, and one which is accessible for Penang’s working class […]

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Nosferatu – A Symphony of Horror, August 26th & 27th 2017

Nosferatu is a highly influential early black and white silent horror film of the vampire genre, originally released in 1922. In it, the mysterious Count Orlok summons Thomas Hutter to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. After Orlok reveals his vampire nature, Hutter struggles to escape the castle, knowing that his wife, Ellen is in […]

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French Film Festival, May 25th-June 4th 2017

Alliance Francaise, the French cultural organisation, once again brings the best of recent French cinema to Penang, as part of a larger French Festival, which includes an exhibition, a piano recital, and the annual “Fête de la Musique”.  Seventeen films will be shown, at the GSC cinema complex in Gurney Plaza, and with drama, comedy, […]

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Mexican Film Festival 2017, 11th – 14th April 2017

The “Golden Age of Mexican Cinema” was back in the 1930s-1960s. At the turn of this century, Mexican films made global news again, with the brilliant Y Tu Mamá También and Amores Perros. You may not know it, but Mexican directors won the Oscar Award for Best Director for three years in a row in 2013, 2014 and 2015, […]

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European Union Film Festival, November 3rd-9th

For seventeen years now, every year the European Union Film Festival has been bringing a selection of films to Malaysia. A rare chance to see something other than the usual big budget crowd-pleasing block busters on the big screen, this year’s festival will run in Penang at Gurney Plaza’s GSC cinemas from November 3rd until 9th. […]

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