Janil Puthucheary, Chairperson of Onepeople.sg, goes on a mission to uncover where the cracks lie between generations, tackling issues of reverse age-discrimination and freedom of expression in the process. 

Video & extract by CNA

Reflection & Thoughts

This documentary shows that youths do face ageism as well. The young generations were thought by others to be “entitled”, “lazy”, “overconfident”, “materialistic”. These sweeping generalisations strengthened the myths and stereotypes on millennials causing the youths to reciprocate this animosity towards the older generations and generalising them as “technologically unsavvy”, “weak” and “irrelevant” further widening the rift between the generations.

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