Benjamin McKay †
Benjamin McKay, Australian film critic, passed away today. The reasons of his death are not confirmed yet, but aparently he had an accident in his apartment in Kuala Lumpur where he was a lecturer at the Malaysian campus of the Australian Monash University. McKay was an important critic of Southeast Asian cinema who has written extensively on Malaysian cinema. An anthology on indie cinema from the region that he coedited with May Adadol Ingawanij is forth-coming. Read an interview with him here.