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Matinin Road To The World Stage

Synopsis: Based on a true story, this documentary is about the life story of a village youth from the interior of Borneo, who is an orphan and poor. Fascinated by the dance performances at his school, he joins the dance association. His passion and effort :result in him being crowned as Champion in the World Cup Dance 2017 in Germany, at the same time making his country Malaysia proud of his success on the world stage.

Director Statement: In this short documentary, I want to experiment with the self- discovery of a character. I want to tell a true story that will inspire young people.

This young boy Matinin and his dance group did not have facilities such as they have in European countries, like a dance studio, but he still managed to become the champion in the World Cup Dance in Offenburg, Germany 2017.

  • Category : Docs (2) - Cultural Heroes
  • Genre : Community
  • Director(s) : Mohd Hanis Fadhil Jafri
  • Run Time : 20m 44s
  • Release Year : 2022
  • Country : Sabah, Malaysia
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