Malaysia is known as an outspoken nation.
Whenever controversial topics surface on the internet, netizens are the first to give their two cents and while it has engendered numerous polarising debates on everything under the sun, conversations are important in cultivating understanding and improving our relationships with each other.
With that said, it is a shame that our passion for sparking debates cannot be reflected in our art due to inundating censorship.
It’s no secret that the country is adamant on remaining hush hush on taboos even if it can only benefit us to talk about them openly.
Instances such as the probe on filmmakers who depicted police brutality in a short film as well as the ban on Singaporean drama, Fundamentally Happy that details sexual abuse and grooming only scratch the surface when it comes to just how iron-fisted the Malaysian film industry…