Interactive Documentary: Urban Poverty in Kuala Lumpur


  • Masyarah Zulhaida Masmuzidin UniKL
  • Nurfarahanim Azmi


Poverty and inequality in income are severe issues which remain in Malaysia. Malaysia has reduced its poverty rate over the years but there may be more poor people than is reported due to imprecise measurement. There are households that may not fall below the poverty line but are in great danger of becoming poor. The objective of this study is to create awareness of urban poverty in Kuala Lumpur via interactive documentary. Through this interactive documentary, society able to have a perception of ones’ situation. Next, to develop an interactive documentary platform that able to reach and engage audiences in a new way, this project used Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) model. To analyze the usability of this interactive documentary, we have distributed an online questionnaire to 5 individuals. Based on the results, it shows that an interactive documentary was able to create awareness, by engaging and conveying the issue to society.