Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival – Opening Film

LeBrioBrio (Le Brio) by Yvan Attal (France) will open the 2019 Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival, which will take place from September 7th – 15th, in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

About the festival:
The Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival (KKIFF) is Malaysia’s longest running film festival based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The festival includes international and regional movie screenings, talks, workshops and training for film makers.

Opening Ceremony:
The opening ceremony will take place on September 7th (Saturday) at the MBO Imago Mall (Level 2, Imago Mall, Jalan Coastal) at 7:00 pm.

Opening Film:


Brio (Le Brio) by Yvan Attal – France | 2017 – 95 min.

Young Neïla Salah grew up in Créteil, a tower block suburb on the outskirts of Paris, and dreams of becoming a lawyer. She has been accepted into a major university in Paris and on her first day there she is confronted by Pierre Mazard, a brilliant professor known for his provocative behavior and blunders. To make amends for an incident, he accepts to help Neïla prepare for a prestigious competition in courtroom eloquence. Both cynical and demanding, Pierre could become the mentor who she needs… But first both must overcome their prejudices.


For more information about the programme please follow the next link: KKIFF Website

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