Nasi Bungkus Cinema: Yasmin

The alternative film screening programme Nasi Bungkus Cinema, hosted by the School of Arts and Social Sciences,returns on Thursday, 11 April 2019 at 5.30pm-8.00pm at the Plenary Theatre.

Screening of YASMINE (2014)

Followed by a Q&A with the director Siti Kamaluddin and Dr Alex Fischer (Brunei Film Blitz)

“Some dreams are worth fighting for”

A young woman who lives with her strict father aspires to become a champion at the popular martial art sport silat. Yasmine is the film debut of Brunei’s first female director Siti Kamaluddin, and the first feature-length commercial film ever to emerge out of Brunei. This engaging coming-of-age story explores traditional gender roles, teenage rebellion and inter-generational struggle, as the protagonist Yasmine (played by Liyana Yus) pushes the boundaries to achieve her dreams within the middle class family setting.

Duration: 109 minutes

All are welcome!

For more information please see the Nasi Bungkus Cinema Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/nasibungkuscinema. Alternatively, you can email Dr Ana Grgic (ana.grgic@monash.edu).