2018 Waiting For Time



Director/Pengarah: Sherrie Razak Dali & Seira Sacha Abu Bakar
Year/Tahun: 2018
Duration/Masa: 21 mins
Language/Bahasa: Bahasa Malaysia, English, Tamil
Subtitles/Sarikata: English

Malaysia is currently in a state of flux. A moratorium has been placed on death penalty cases until further review but those waiting on death row and their loved ones continue to suffer.

Waiting For Time / “Menunggu Masa” a documentary by the S-ploited highlights how miscarriage of justice is just one reason why the death penalty must be repealed.

Agila was just 3 years old when she was last held by her father. Her father Mainthan has spent the last 14 years on death row after being convicted of murder. A murder, her father claims he did not commit.

A total of 19 judges have heard the case, but Mainthan remains behind bars. With multiple discrepancies in the case and with newly surfaced evidence, Mainthan’s lawyers filed for court reviews, but none were granted.

This film follows Agila, her mother and her siblings as they wait for him to come home, while Mainthan waits to meet his fate