When Children Are Taught To Be Racist, Their Life Gets Sad. Like This.


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What a rude shock.

Two kids in this film share the love for this traditional game made of a weighted base and feathers.

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Rafi calls it ‘chapteh’, whereas Ah Kun calls it ‘jian zi’.

This story is set in the 1960s, where the historical racial riots happened in Singapore.

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Their friendship is threatened as news of the racial clashes get to their families.

Their innocent playtime now has to change.

Watch ‘Chapteh’ by Thong Kay Wee (Singapore) on Viddsee:

‘Chapteh’ is part of our First Take channel on Viddsee.

Here’s another film about a kid who’s exposed to discrimination at the tender age of eight. Watch ‘They Don’t Like Me’ by Leroy Low (Malaysia).

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