A big celebration is on the menu today for Malaysian TV personality Sarah Lian, who garnered huge praises for her role as “Ah Moi” in myEG’s 2010 commercial. The actress has won “Best Supporting Actress” at the Los Angeles Film Awards (LAFA) for her role in Dax Phelan’s “Jasmine”.
“Jasmine” was nominated in a whopping total of 11 categories but emerged the winner of 7. Upon the winners announcement, Sarah took to her Facebook page to thank LAFA:
LAFA is an IMDb qualifying monthly film competition for filmmakers worldwide, its website says. In speaking about “Jasmine”, LAFA lead judge Skip Bolden said, “Jasmine has an intriguing story with a twist at the end that I didn’t see coming. The overall production value was excellent with regard to cinematography and sound as well as the lead actor’s performance, which was superb.”
Dax Phelan also took to social media to share the news:
— Dax Phelan (德飛倫) (@daxphelan) February 6, 2017
“Jasmine” is Dax Phelan’s feature directorial debut in which Sarah plays a model and aspiring actress named Anna.
The official synopsis for the psychological thriller is as follows:
“A businessman loses his job, friends and order in his life after his wife is murdered. He becomes obsessed with a mysterious stranger he sees at his wife’s grave and begins to think he is responsible for her death.”
To date, “Jasmine” has swept up numerous awards and nominations including the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Pasadena International Film Festival, Action on Film International Film Festival, Amarcord Film Festival, and more.
Congratulations, Sarah! You go 😉