11 Aug – Dain Said's "Interchange" has achieved yet another international milestone. The movie is set to be screened next at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
The co-production between Malaysia and Indonesia is the only other Asian movie that made it onto the lineup under the film festival's Vanguard section.
According to the festival's official website, "This year's Vanguard programme features dark and edgy films that twist genre and art house conventions together in a new way."
Other movies also in the Vanguard section include USA's "The Bad Batch", France-Greece's "Blind Sun", UK-France-Belgium's "Message From The King" starring Chadwick Boseman, Taiwan's "Godspeed" by Chung Mong-Hong and more.
This year's TIFF will run from 8 to 18 September.
The festival will open with "Free Fire", the gangster thriller directed by Ben Wheatley and starring the likes of Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy and Armie Hammer.
Also showing at the festival is Leonardo Dicaprio's documentary on climate change, "Turning Point".
"Interchange", starring Malaysia's Shaheizy Sam and Iedil Putra alongside Indonesian stars Nicholas Saputra and Prisia Nasutio, first made its world premiere at the 69th Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland.
It is slated for release in Malaysia on 1 December 2016.