Jiwa Pendidik (The Soul of a Teacher)

Year
2022
Runtime
20 mins
Director
Rahmah Pauzi
Language
Malay
Subtitle
English
Category
Short Documentary
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SCREENING DATE & TIME:

16 SEPTEMBER, 8.00PM

How does a veteran teacher help prepare the first batch of pandemic online-learning students to sit for the SPM exams (Malaysian Certificate of Education) in the under resourced Perimbun Secondary School? Teacher Rusmiyana and other veteran teachers find strength to learn and teach virtually, and passionately overcome obstacles. This a film about hope and determination in an aging institution sidelined within Malaysian society.

NOTE: Rahmah Pauzi will be present at the post-screening discussion.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Rahmah Pauzi is a video journalist and documentary maker with an MA in News and Documentary from the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University. She has done works for outlets such as PBS, Al Jazeera, Channel News Asia, and BFM Radio. Most of her works revolve around the themes of home, self-exile, crossroads, and the intersection of the factual and the fictional.

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