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Beyond the Border, Behind the Men


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Pass a construction site in Singapore and more often than not, you'll see a group of Bangladeshi men hard at work. More than 110,000 migrant workers from Bangladesh live in Singapore, trying to earn enough money to fulfil their dreams. And although they've made significant contributions to buliding the country, few care to know much more about them.

Three young Singaporeans created 'Beyond the Border, Behind the Men,' a project that explores why these men come here, and whether their lives are really so different from our own.

A short film by Ng Yiqin
Produced by Bernice Wong and Joses Kuan
Music by Johnny Ripper

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