Eight films capture the wild and quirky side of Southeast Asia in JumpCut Asia, bringing viewers into the realities and dreams of a common humanity. In Singapore, hit the ropes as the scene gets heated in the island’s only Pro-Wrestling match, where the team battles the odds to stage their biggest show ever.
Jump straight into Indonesia and watch the glamour of soda can-sized chickens strutting their stuff in a popular Chicken Beauty Pageant –where chicken owners stop at nothing to beautify these prized poultry that puts them on a pecking order. Wander into a luxury resort in Chiang Mai to discover the forgotten stories of those who live with dementia.
Weaved together in an engaging collection of thought-provoking yet humorous stories, these films are part of JumpCut Asia – Discovery Channel’s and IMDA’s initiative that showcases creative approaches in filmmaking, telling stories of this rapidly-changing region for the world across digital, TV and beyond.
JumpCut Asia premieres 9th July 2017, Sunday, 9pm on Discovery Channel (Astro Channel 551)