These aren’t ordinary human beings who are traveling for leisure. They literally have nowhere to go.
Journalist and documentary filmmaker, Zan Azlee, spends several weeks in the world’s largest refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, which houses close to a million displaced Rohingya.
We Are Animals is shot in a visceral and raw style with little narration from Zan himself which allows the visuals and the community within the camp to speak for themselves.
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My latest documentary film WE ARE ANIMALS will be screening at the 2018 Cooler Lumpur Festival this Friday!
Malaysians are so shocked at all that is happening in the US that they forget that situations like these have been happening in their own backyard for decades.
With cases of the Malays and Muslims oppressing the non-Malays and non-Muslims, it is a wonder that there still is love for Muslims in Malaysia.
It was just last year when the Malaysian government showed their support for the Rohingya.
The point is the fact that so many Malaysians only pay attention to social issues when it is popular and trendy. Then they forget.
A group of Burmese teens teamed up with several Kuala Lumpur teens to make films together under the watchful eye of Zan Azlee!
Malaysia has never really taken any official stand for the Rohingya or against the Burmese government, despite it being such a big problem that affects the country and the region.