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The 15th edition of the Five Flavours Asian Film Festival will feature, for the first time, a seat reservation system at cinema screenings for holders of passes and stationary accreditations. It is important to us that we take care not to overcrowd the rooms and avoid queues at the entrance.
Only a reservation guarantees you a seat at a screening!
The reservation system is very simple and is based on similar principles as buying tickets for individual screenings - just login to your account, visit the page of the selected film and click "book". Detailed information can be found below.
Please make reservations only for the screenings you wish to attend. Reservations can be cancelled, even at the last minute - please remember this and always cancel your reservation if you cancel your screening - this will allow other viewers to use the available space.
Reservations will be possible from Tuesday, 16 November from 12:00 p.m. for all the festival's films.
Reservation of seats
for pass and accreditation holders
Tuesday, November 16, 12:00 pm
If you decide to attend a screening at the last minute or for any other reason you do not book in advance, and there are seats available in the auditorium, your booking will be made "automatically" at the entrance to the auditorium after scanning your pass.
For most of the screenings there will be free seats before the show itself. However, please pay special attention to the screenings of Wong Kar Wai's works and the screenings of those films that we only show in the cinema - we expect the highest attendance at these screenings.
This year, you will also be able to use an electronic pass by presenting it to ticket takers on your phone screen.
Zi Kien is a still just a boy, but he is eager to look and act like an adult. He also wants to be independent. Just like his mother, who has just started seeing someone. The relationship between the closed-off woman and her adolescent son is a sinusoid of emotions, from a nearly organic proximity to mutual aversion, from mean comments to awkward, tender gestures, from small dinner-table rebellions to the level of jealousy that can only be possible in very strong relationships.
In the film, filled with subtle humor and apt psychological observations, the director pushed the viewer right in the middle of this closed world – through inconspicuous scenes of everyday lives and the reactions to new people appearing in the small family's orbit, she constructs a complex story about powerful, unnamed feelings, intergenerational bonds, and the craving for independence. The plain apartment in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur becomes
a scenery of a masterfully written story of the little beauties of everyday life and the imperfect ways of expressing emotions, performed with a lightness and
a bizarre charm.
Jacky Yeap Swee Leong
Yeap graduated from the University of Malaysia Sarawak and he is a director and an actor. His shorts have already won awards at local film festivals. His work reflects his fascination with the work of representatives of Taiwanese and Malaysian new wave, including the films of Chui Mui Tan, with whom he worked for four years. His interest in this type of cinema has translated into long, static shots and into a focus on the relationship between the characters in his feature debut - "Sometimes, sometimes".
2016 Tree without white flower
2020 Czasami, czasami / Yi Shi Yi Shi De / Sometime, Sometime