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Yasmine to take Brunei by storm

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News


Yasmine impresses 

The talk of the town – Liyana Yus who plays the main lead as Yasmine

The hype is just getting bigger and bigger. It’s like a dream come true for many and I felt surreal that fact that Yasmine is a locally produced movie in Brunei but has that global feel. I was lucky enough to witness behind-the-scene moments of Yasmine during the 5 week production. I never knew that how much can involved by just doing a 10 second scene alone and hence it does make sense on whether the dollars and cents are really spent. If I’m not mistaken, the cost of the movie runs at roughly USD 2 million and that’s considered a great deal.

Yesterday I had the privilege to attend the media screening of Yasmine the movie and it was considered the first screening ever in Brunei for movie reviewers and the press. I won’t say share much in-depth review of the movie just yet as I will save it for The Popcorn Panel soon. So stay tune for that.

The press screening was held at Times Cineplex @ The Empire at Screen 1 and present were Datin Paduka Hjh Adina, the Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, the members of the media and social media, the Indonesian press, the cast and crew of Yasmine.

The Premier Gala Night will be held today at Times Cineplex @ The Empire but if you want to catch the first actual show, you can catch sneaks tomorrow (Sunday) at the Mall Cineplex at 3pm screening. The official launch date for Yasmine is 21st August 2014.

I am very happy for Siti Kamaluddin and her brother Din Kamaluddin, the producer, for giving a new breath into our creativity industry that we have the talents but we also have to take the first initiative and be proactive, rather than wait. The journey began years back when Siti Kamaluddin and Man Ching (action choreography director) met up and shared ideas on making a locally made movie. One thing led to another and of course, financing this project is not an easy task. Knocking on doors was one of the options and they landed a BEDB Grant to kick things off and from there, they were many stakeholders from the government agencies that came in to support.

I’m also quite happy for both local stars Liyana Yus and Nadiah Wahid as they both shined on screen. This is already considered a great first impression and both stars have such raw talent at a very young age. So peeps, do pen your date on the 21st August or if you want to catch the sneaks, it will be at 3pm Sunday, The Mall Cineplex. or you can catch at 3:30pm at Times Cineplex (Times Square). The prices will be at normal weekend prices. They just announced it and tickets are still available.

I can’t wait for the Gala Night tonight and this will be my second viewing. A full review on my post as well as on The Popcorn Panel. For now, I highly recommend you to catch Yasmine and see what our local talents are capable of pulling off in the creative and entertainment industry.


After the press screening of Yasmine yesterday at Times Cineplex @ The Empire

Another photo opportunity with the star of Yasmine

With the crew of Yasmine (from Origins Film)

Press conference with the cast and crew of Yasmine at Brunei Hotel

The seatings for Sunday screening of Yasmine at Times Cineplex (Times Square). Click image and select Sunday.

The seatings for Sunday screening of Yasmine at The Mall Cineplex. Click image and select Sunday.




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