KOMAS: Mari Kita Beraktivism DVD Out Now!
Pusat Komunikasi Masyarakat (KOMAS) is proud to announce it’s newest
Human Rights Education Video (DVD) –
‚ÄúMari Kita Beraktivism-Let’s Be an Activist‚Äù for sale now!
Launched on the 16th May 2008, the compilation of short engaging human rights films premiered to a packed gallery in Annexe, Central Market.
The documentary series follows three ordinary yet distinctive personalities whose lives were transformed by their own experiences of human rights violations in ‚ÄúBestlah Punk‚Äù, ‚ÄúBinatang Pun Perlu Tanah‚Äù and ‚ÄúNo Damn Right‚Äù. All films are subtitled in English.
‚ÄúVery inspirational films. I felt especially emotional when I saw that the indigenous stood up for their ancestral land rights,‚Äù commented a viewer, on ‚ÄúBinatang Pun Perlu Tanah‚Äù.
‚ÄúThe background music…the stylish editing makes it very appealing to the youth. In ‚ÄúBestlah Punk‚Äù, it’s encouraging to see these youths trying to make an impact in the society they live in.‚Äù
‚ÄúI’m inspired by the courage that Saari Sungib (profiled in ‚ÄúNo Damn Right‚Äù) and his wife displayed throughout the time when he was an ISA (Internal Security Act) detainee. Touching yet informative.‚Äù
Much encouraged by the positive feedback, KOMAS believes that this powerful medium (film) can truly educate and empower its viewers effectively unlike any other medium. Other than raising the public’s awareness on human rights issues in Malaysia, these films act as a springboard to generate meaningful discussions among its viewers. Do refer to the attached flyer for a synopsis of the films.
Ideas to utilise the films effectively:
You can use it as an educational material, part of your organisation’s training/ workshop
You can host a screening of one/ all the films to be followed up with discussions
You can share it with friends, relatives and just spread the word around!
You can show it to your students (for lecturers/ teachers)
You can help distribute to the public (suppliers)
The director of these films, Anna Har, is an award winning director with more than ten years of experience in the media industry.
She is the creative director for numerous successful infotainment TV programs on Malaysian TV such as “3R:Respect Relax Respond”. She works as a regional consultant /trainer for setting up TV programs and as well as community based video centres.
She sits on the board of KOMAS, a popular communications centre that works with marginalised and civil society groups towards the attainment of human rights. She is currently co-partner of her own independent production outfit, Big Pictures Production.
For bookings and enquiries, please contact Leong Mei Yee at 016-219 0041, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or alternatively, you can write/ call/ e-mail:
Pusat Komunikasi Masyarakat (KOMAS)
40-A, Jalan 52/18,
46200 Petaling Jaya
Tel/Fax: 603-7968 5415