1. The Cycling Kuala Lumpur movement created a map of ways to cycle around the city.
    Jeffrey Lim started the Bicycle Map Project with Village Bicycle Workshop and Studio 25. With support from #BetterCities, Jeffrey has worked hard to encourage people to start cycling, and to embrace all that Kuala Lumpur has to offer. This documentary is a portrait of a man with a small idea who is making a big difference for his city.

    For more information visit cyclingkl.blogspot.com/ and betterciti.es/

    Producer: Jane Weber
    Director: Karsu Nalbantoglu
    Cinematographer: Zach Rutland
    Editor: Karsu Nalbantoglu

    This short documentary was produced on location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by an Actuality Media student crew and shot with a Canon XA10.

    Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.

    We are more than a film study abroad program. We are a service learning organization that takes students and young professionals abroad to create media on changemakers in developing communities around the world. Our films spread the word about nonprofits, NGOs and social entrepreneurs who are implementing innovative, new ideas to combat chronic social problems. Find out more about our work and adventures at actualitymedia.org

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  2. The Orang Asal or indigenous peoples of Malaysia, have been advancing local climate resilience, piloting pico and micro-hydro projects across the country to bring electricity to remote areas while successfully protecting watershed areas. This video is an overview of community-based micro-hydro projects across Malaysia, pioneered by JOAS' member, TONIBUNG.

    # vimeo.com/148356718 Uploaded 564 Plays 1 Comment
  3. The children are our future, even ones borrowed.
    People Like Us highlights the plight of refugees in Malaysia and focuses on the obstacles and goals of one teenage refugee, Rafiq.
    Rafiq dreams big where opportunities are scarce. "Being a refugee is not a weakness... God created us the same." He gives equal opportunity to People Like Us.

    For more information visit Yayasan Chow Kit at yck.org.my/

    Producer: Grace Song
    Director: Sarah Young
    Assistant Director: Josh Yang
    Assistant Director: Grace Song
    Cinematographer: Josh Yang
    Editor: Grace Song
    Editor: Josh Yang

    This short documentary was produced on location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by an Actuality Media student crew and shot with a Canon XA10.

    Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.

    We are more than a film study abroad program. We are a service learning organization that takes students and young professionals abroad to create media on changemakers in developing communities around the world. Our films spread the word about nonprofits, NGOs and social entrepreneurs who are implementing innovative, new ideas to combat chronic social problems. Find out more about our work and adventures at actualitymedia.org

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  4. In the heart of Kuala Lumpur lies a special Youth Development Center devoted to the betterment of Malaysia’s citizens. SOLS 24/7 Malaysia is an organization that provides free English classes, computer literacy, and character development to anyone who is willing to learn.

    “SOLS Solution” is a film about what it’s like to grow up in Malaysia and the problems the country faces. “SOLS Solution” tells the story of Sasi and Saron, two men who have had their lives completely changed by SOLS.

    For more information on SOLS 24/7 visit sols247.org

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    Producer: Chester Xie
    Director: Logan Cassidy
    Cinematographer: Arielle Flinkman
    Editor: Chester Xie

    This short documentary was produced on location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by an Actuality Media student crew and shot with a Canon XA10.

    Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.

    We are more than a film study abroad program. We are a service learning organization that takes students and young professionals abroad to create media on changemakers in developing communities around the world. Our films spread the word about nonprofits, NGOs and social entrepreneurs who are implementing innovative, new ideas to combat chronic social problems. Find out more about our work and adventures at actualitymedia.org

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  5. DIB Juices is a simple juice stand that is entirely staffed by deaf employees - Deaf In Business. With multiple locations in Kuala Lumpur, DIB Juices aims to improve the livelihood of local deaf people through training, employment and entrepreneurship.

    Find out more at dibjuices.org

    Producer: Chester Xie
    Director: Logan Cassidy
    Cinematographer: Arielle Flinkman
    Editor: Chester Xie

    This micro-documentary was produced on location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by an Actuality Media student crew and shot with a Canon XA10. The making of this video was part of a one-day-shoot assignment; an exercise to prepare a crew who had never filmed together to be ready to create a the short documentary on a local changemaker.

    Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.

    We are more than a film study abroad program. We are a service learning organization that takes students and young professionals abroad to create media on changemakers in developing communities around the world. Our films spread the word about nonprofits, NGOs and social entrepreneurs who are implementing innovative, new ideas to combat chronic social problems. Find out more about our work and adventures at actualitymedia.org

    # vimeo.com/133693126 Uploaded 260 Plays 0 Comments

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