Films

Ah Kew the Digger

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Year of participation 2005
Program Non-competition Programs

Director(s) Khoo Eng Yow
Director of Photography Lim Chun Piao, Lam Yek Wah
Sound Sylvia Lim
Edit Khoo Eng Yow
 

Synopsis

Do dead men tell tales? Follow the efforts of one man, Ah Kew, writer and historian, as he explores temples and graveyards to archive epitaphs, trace lineages and record oral history. For over ten years this man has carried out extensive research on the history of Taiping, a town in Perak, Malaysia, focusing on the Chinese immigration and their legacy to the town and state.

 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
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