The Boatbuilders of Mermaid Island back to movies

The Boatbuilders of Mermaid Island - Malaysia
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Director: Azharr Rudin, Imri Nasution
  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 79'

On Mermaid Island, Terengganu, several lives converge in this exploration of love and passion for the traditional craft of Malay boatbuilding: a translator from France, a local historian, a former client from Germany, the skillful masters who build the boats, and the potential heirs of the craft. This documentary takes us on a soulful journey through the oral history of a small community’s traditions of boatbuilding.

  • Screening time: December 6 at 2:00pm