Malayan Heroines - Sybil Kathigasu
Bernard Chauly, Film Director
You can share this podcast by copying this HTML to your clipboard and pasting into your blog or web page.
Many Malaysians didn’t know of Sybil Kathigasu, until last September 3rd, when Google put up a doodle to commemorate what would have been her 117th birthday. It was only then were we acquainted with the story of a nurse from Papan, Perak, who risked everything to help the Malayan resistance during the Japanese occupation of Malaya. We speak to film director Bernard Chauly, who directed an 8 part miniseries, about Sybil's extraordinary life and the role she played during one of Malaysia's most turbulent periods in history.
Produced by: Natasha Fusil
Presented by: Umapagan Ampikaipakan
This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.