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Independence Day: American and Malaysian Independence

Last weekend Americans proudly celebrated Independence Day on the 4th of July, a hugely significant day in the US calendar. We thought we’d take a moment to explore the similarities between America and Malaysia’s fights for political independence, as there are a number of key overlaps and themes that feed into our film.

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Speaking with Jin: The Backdrop of History

Today’s conversation with Jin looks briefly at Malaysia’s history, and some of the challenges Zakii faced to become an artist. Zakii was born in 1955, and he was raised in an interesting era of Malaysia’s history. Malaysia used to be called Malaya, when it was under British colonial rule. It became independent in 1957 and renamed itself Malaysia in 1963, …

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