• First Suara Community Filmmaking Storytelling Workshop Kicks Off In Kiulu

    It’s back! Our budding community film makers made their way to the beautiful Kampung Mantob in Kiulu in March for the first storytelling workshop. The three-day workshop ran from the 23rd to the 26th of March, with 30 participants Kudat, Semporna, Mantanani, Dagat and more.

  • #BEFF2016 Fringe Screenings around Kota Kinabalu

    Film enthusiasts can enjoy the Publika Fringe Screenings during which selected films will be showing at partner venues:

  • Award-winning filmmaker, Iara Lee to make special appearance at #BEFF2016 #K2

    PRESS RELEASE For immediate release   Iara Lee, a Brazilian activist and filmmaker will be here to present her documentary K2 and The Invisible Footmen, as part of this year’s Borneo Eco Film Festival screenings. The Malaysian premiere of K2 and The Invisible Footmen will be the closing film for

  • Borneo Eco Film Festival 2016: Smaller Scale, Wider Reach

    Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   KOTA KINABALU, September 17, 2016 – The Borneo Eco Film Festival (BEFF), Sabah’s homegrown annual green event, returns this October with workshops, talks and films screenings open to the public for free. This year’s festival, now in its sixth year running, will be held

  • #BEFF visits Tshung Tsin Secondary School’s CEP Club!

    We had an amazing afternoon with the Tshung Tsin Secondary School’s CEP Club! We talked about BEFF and showed a few trailers of films in our 2016 line-up. Students are invited to enter our My Eco Snapchat Story Challenge where we are looking for eco-stories that tell us what the

  • #BEFF visits St Michael School in Penampang for Youth Outreach Programme

    St Michael School in Penampang is one of the oldest school in Sabah. The school is renowned for their sustainable eco projects and practices and winner of local and international awards for innovation. Over 200 students attended the BEFF presentation! At the close, a buzz went round the hall when

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  • Reflections on Suara

    With the conclusion of the first five – year phase, BEFF is taking stock of Suara’s achievements, identifying gaps and assessing challenges. Following on from the festival weekend, BEFF has collected feedback from several strategic colleagues, notably Suara’s partners and trainers, organisers of other film festivals in Sabah and Malaysia,

  • SUARA film screening with The British High Commission

    Congrats also to our friends at Green Voices of Borneo who presented their film about youth taking action on climate change. On the heels of the 2015 festival weekend that premiered six Suara films, BEFF received a request from the British High Commission to Malaysia to screen “Mastal Arikik” by

  • An Invitation to all to ‘Lights, Camera, Youth Action!’

    ‘Lights, Camera, Youth Action!’ is an exciting event being organised by UK in Malaysia – British High Commission Kuala Lumpur. Suara community filmmaking teams from Green Semporna and Wanita Pulau Omadal – WAPO will showcase their films to everyone who will be attending. Sabah Art Gallery, Kota Kinabalu on 9th