An archive on Malaysian film should also record the movement of the Malaysian film industry players. This is an important historical document that will be useful for future reference.
Pic: The Archivist (Dr Jem), Filmmaker (Mamat Khalid), Prof Thang Siew Meng (Prof in English Linguistics) and Adam (Actor and Presenter) at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi in 2015. Mamat, Thang and Adam are guest judges for a short film competition that encourages the students to produce films inspired by any popular song. This is part of an English Enrichment Program supported by the then dean of the faculty, Prof Hazita Azman.
Mamat Khalid is known for supporting students’ and community’s works.