BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Meniti Senja

Meniti Senja

Lily Fu, Founder & Filmmaker, Seniors Aloud

08-Dec-20 14:00

Meniti Senja

Come 2056, Malaysia will be a “super-aged society”, with over 20 percent of its population above the age of 65, according to a recent study by The World Bank. On the show today, we first explore the new challenges that Malaysia will face, as a super-aged society, before honing in on a specific challenge - aged care. For this, we speak to local first-time filmmaker, Lily Fu, whose film Meniti Senja focuses on Malaysian seniors who have been abused, exploited and abandoned in their twilight years.

This film is being screened as part of the FreedomFilmFest, the international human rights documentary and social film festival, which will be held online this year, kicks off from the 10th, and will run until the 13th of December. There are loads of other film screenings, which will also explore the theme of being "the other." For more information, do head to freedomfilm.my

 

Image Source: Cloud Theatre 

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  FilmSocial Issues

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestThe World BankSuper-aged SocietyMalaysian SeniorsFreedom Film FestivalMeniti SenjaTwilight YearsSeniors AloudSenior Citizens Online CommunityLily Fu


Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : I Love KL

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

H.E. Amb. Hermono, Ambassador of Republic of Indonesia to Malaysia

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Ringgit & Sense

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Tee Kee Lion, Founder, Store N Go

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

Dipankar Mitra, CEO, Simbiotik Tech

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

Dr Anasuya Jegathevi Jegathesan, Dean of Psychology and Social Sciences at the University of Cyberjaya

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

H.E. Amb. Hermono, Ambassador of Republic of Indonesia to Malaysia

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Law & Behold #47: Freedom of Association

3:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

Road to GE #2 - Anti-Hopping Law

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Every Beat Matters

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture

Supercut: Favourite Cities; Kam Raslan

9:00 PM

I Love KL

10:00 PM

Back To Back