After the visit to London by ol’ Tunku Abdul Rahman, many Malayan (not known as Malaysian yet) gathered at the Merdeka Stadium awaiting words they long to be uttered ever since their soil was visited by foreign power. These words made into phrases was to congratulate them of their country spirit and declaration for the country’s independence from the British empire.
That day was on 31st August 1957; where Tunku Abdul Rahman stood on a podium with several other British officers seated behind him facing the abrupt Malayan crowd. When his speech had ended, he shouted this word continuously that is now one of the most celebrated words of our country.
He shouted, “MERDEKA! MERDEKA! MERDEKA!”
(mer-de-ka is the Malayan translation for freedom).
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Isn’t really a parody of the Star Wars saga. And no, don’t worry as I’m not going to be blogging on the trilogy. I be blogging about Grocery Store Wars done by FreeRangeStudio. It’s simply an excellent short film done in stop motion and I believe it should be worth an award or nominated for an award.
A little about the studio. They’re actually a group of creative minds that don’t just design. They’re a group of humans aiming to do better good in this world with their talent. Most of their portfolio involves creating work for a better cause. The context of Store Wars tells about harsh processes our food goes through with delivery on reasons we should support only organic food.
On their official website, you can view the video or download it right away. You can also view the great making journey and join the fun by looking at the characters. My favourite is ChewBroccoli. Anyway, have a look at the website and video, HERE.