4 Oct – Malaysia's "Snow in Midsummer" has been revealed to be leading the race at this year's Golden Horse Awards.
The movie, which is also a collaboration with Taiwan and Singapore, bagged nine nominations including Best Feature, Best Director for Chong Keat Aun, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Wan Fang.
Other nominations are Best Cinematography, Best Makeup and Costume, Best Original Film Score, Best Original Film Song and Best Sound Effect.
The movie focuses on the 13 May 1969 incident in Malaysia, where violence between the Malay and Chinese ethnic groups in Kuala Lumpur resulted in the declaration of a national state of emergency.
The movie, which is Malaysian director Chong Keat Aun's second feature film, will be competing with "Marry My Dead Body", "Stonewalling", "Time Still Turns the Pages", and "Eye of the Storm" in the Best Narrative Feature category.
The 60th Golden Horse Awards ceremony will be held on 25 November in Taipei City.