Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Malaysia has for the first time picked a documentary as its Oscar hopeful with the announcement that “M for Malaysia” has been submitted as its entry in the best international feature film category.
Directed and produced by Ineza Roussille and Dian Lee, the film sheds light on the various events and players involved in the Malaysian general election of 2018, which ended with former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad returning to power.
The film recently screened at the Busan International Film Festival.
The 92nd Academy Awards air February 9, 2020 on ABC.
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