Sunday, May 18, 2008

Film on Lee Kuan Yew seized by MDA

"It was a private screening but that didn't stop officers from the Media Development Authority (MDA) from seizing a copy of the film, "One Nation Under Lee", at the Tulip Room in the Peninsular Excelsior Hotel.

The film, produced by activist and artist Seelan Palay, was a narrative of how Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew subjugated various institutions in Singapore, such as the press, under the government's control during his time as Prime Minister. It also depicted how the social divide in Singapore is a result of the People's Action Party's policies. The film included interviews with former Solicitor General Francis Seow, political detainee Said Zahari, opposition politician JB Jeyaretnam and scenes of various public protests which had taken place in Singapore."

Read full reports at -
Singapore Rebel

Watch the film here -


Gabriel Sim said...

I must say i loved the film Seelan.

My favourite part was the jibe on having a sense of proportion. :)

Just one thought. Im not too sure what the falun gong has to do with the central theme of the film.