The easternKicks.com Podcast

A regular magazine programme about East Asian film, with the latest news, reviews and interviews

Episode 15: NYAFF Action Award-winner Geran!

August 26th, 2020

We talk to the filmmakers and star behind new Malaysian martial art film Geran, recipient of the New York Asian Film Festival Daniel A. Craft Award for Excellence in Action Cinema. We spoke to director Areel Abu Bakar, action choreographer and lead bad guy Azlan Komeng, and actor Megat Shahrizal, with interpreter Syeela Dzul, about bringing the art of Silat to the big screen. We also find out how Life Of Action and action co-ordinator Mike Fury got into easternFlicks, and hear from another of our Udine Far East Film Festival Campus correspondents.

This episode's timecodes

00:00:31 - Episode introduction
00:01:31 - Geran intro
00:03:26 - Geran interview
00:44:54 - Mike Fury: How I got into easternFlicks
00:49:08 - Udine FEFF correspondent: Josep Santcristofol
00:51:31 - Outro

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