Kau Istimewa (The Extraordinary People)

Synopsis

Kau Istimewa is a uniquely moving series showcasing an intimate look at the lives of the destitute living in Singapore. Through its 3 seasons, the narrative has evolved lending a more wholistic view of the progression of these people out of poverty. The strong visual concept has reaped accolades from the International Film & Video Festival.


Kau Istimewa (The Extraordinary People) Story 1

Kau-Istimewa-S1Experience the life struggles and challenges of the poor and needy in Singapore through the eyes of 7 unique zakat (tithe) recipients.

Kau Istimewa (The Extraordinary People) Story 1 won the Certification of Creative Excellence in the 34th US International Film & Video Festival and Awarded for Best Theme Song in Pesta Perdana 1999

Developed for: Islamic Council of Singapore & MediaCorpTV12 (Suria, Singapore)

 


Kau Istimewa (The Extraordinary People) Story 2

Kau-Istimewa-S2Living in poverty, these extraordinary people chose to rise above their circumstances by making education and upgrading of their skills their main priority.

Awarded for Certificate of Creative Excellence 35th US International Film and Video Festival

Developed for: MediaCorpTV12 (Suria, Singapore)

 

 


Kau Istimewa (The Extraordinary People) Story 3

Kau-Istimewa-S3Kau Istimewa 3 traces profiles of individuals benefiting from the zakat funded programmes. Are their lives better or has their needs changed?

Developed for: MediaCorpTV12 (Suria, Singapore)