australian malaysian film festival

The Australian Malaysian Film Festival is a celebration of the growing bond between Malaysia and Australia and is aimed at advancing arts and cultural bilateral ties.

This vibrant cultural event will be launched with a fantastic gala evening, featuring music and dance, exquisite cuisine, special guests, an exhibition of batik design - and of course, films.

AMFF 2008 promises some of Malaysia's latest and best films by the country's award winning and acclaimed filmmakers, screened over four days at ACMI.

Friday 15 August - Monday 18 August 2008
Festival pass (including launch party & all screenings): Adult $55 Concession $40
See screenings below for individual session prices.

launch party + sepi

The festival opens with a fantastic Malaysian experience, including wonderful cuisine, music, dance, batik displays and opening night film Sepi.


A family buys a peaceful lakeside bungalow, but as they're settling in, their daughter starts a fateful game of congkak with an invisible opponent.

waris jari hantu

Best friends Tina and Ari's feelings for each other are growing, but one of them must become the custodian of the village's spiritual protector.


Four young boys adopted into the same family leave their village home and head for Kuala Lumpur to hit the big time in the cleaning business.


When happy but poor Jimmy falls in love with a wealthy man's daughter, he decides to build his own island in order to please her father.

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