PROGRAMMES / ILHAM CONVERSATIONS
DATE: 11 FEBRUARY 2017
TIME: 3:00 PM
The documentary follows the efforts of one man — Lee Eng Kew (a.k.a Ah Kew), freelance writer and field historian as he explores temples and graveyards to archive epitaphs, trace lineage and record oral history. His extensive research on the illustrious history of Taiping, a town of many firsts in Perak, focuses on the Chinese immigration and contributions to the town and state.
This documentary was shot in 2004 in Mandarin, Hokkien and English and carries Chinese & English subtitles. It is narrated by Ah Kew.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Khoo Eng Yow and Lee Eng Kew.
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