European film fest back in Malaysia

12 October 2016: The European Union Film Festival (EUFF) marks its

exhilarating return to selected Golden Screen Cinemas with critically-acclaimed movies

from across Europe. Now in its 17th year in Malaysia, this much-anticipated event

promises to showcase the dynamism, breadth and innovation of contemporary

European cinema.

The European Union Film Festival will take place at selected Golden Screen Cinemas

outlets in Klang Valley (20 – 30 October), Georgetown (3 – 9 November), Kuching (17 – 23

November) and Kota Kinabalu (1-7 December).

Since its first edition in 2000, the EUFF has brought together film enthusiasts, students,

expatriates, families and even those who are joining in for their first 'foreign-language'

film experience. The festival has always been very welcomed in Malaysia as one of the

biggest international film festivals in the country.

Spanning drama, romance, comedy, horror, adventure and documentary, the wide-

ranging programme reflects the region’s enduring status as a hotbed of cultural diversity

and creativity. 21 award-winning movies from 19 European countries will be showcased,

including Winner of 6 GOYA awards Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed, César 2016 awarded

Standing Tall, as well as German Film award winner Who am I – No System is safe.

EUFF tickets are sold at MYR8 (normal seats inclusive of GST. Tickets can be purchased

via GSC E-payment at, GSC Mobile Apps or at participating GSC


Four movies – Living is Easy with Eyes Closed (Spain), Have You Ever Been on the Moon

(Italy), Dreams of a life (UK), Children of Glory (Hungary) – will be screened for free.

Coupons for the free screenings can be printed (or snapshot taken) from and redeemed at the participating GSC ticketing counters, subject

to availability.

The 17th European Union Film Festival is organised by the Delegation of the European

Union to Malaysia, in collaboration with the embassies and cultural institutions of 17

European Union Member States, Norway and Switzerland.

The Film Festival is also supported by local partner organisations Golden Screen Cinemas

Sdn Bhd, EUNIC Malaysia, Society of Performing Arts Kota Kinabalu and CinemaOnline.

For movie details, screening schedules and more information on the European Union

Film Festival, visit or


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