‘Flying Butter’ to open closed minds


THE indie film, Mentega Terbang, has drawn many comments from Malays from all walks of life. There have been opinions from political personalities, religious clerics and many, many people on social media.

Reading the comments, which have been mostly negative, I have to wonder what kind of education has produced such narrow-minded views and such intolerance for something that has not deprived the people of billions of ringgit, does not insult any race of people, and merely shows the honest curiosity of a teen facing family hardship in the shape of a terminally ill parent.

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