Genre: Documentary, People, Culture
Duration: 10 Episodes x 60 Minutes
Territory/Rights available: Worldwide
Show Format: HD
Produced by: The Moving Visuals Co
Episode 1- Cambodia:
Though Cambodia’s civil war ended 30 years ago, victims who have lost their limbs to landmines reflect the lingering damage of the war. To rebuild peace among Cambodians, there is an active demeanour, one who adopts orphans as well as an invisible hero who makes prosthetic limbs for landmine victims.
Episode 2- Taiwan:
In Taiwan, children with mental and physical disabilities or even children from broken families are often overlooked in society. Fortunately, there are different organizations that provide these children not only a shelter but also a stage for them to shine.
Episode 3- Japan:
Fukui Prefecture is known as Japan’s suicidal cliffs. However, there is a 73-year-old retired policeman who guards the cliffs and saves anyone who attempts suicide, and has saved 600 people over the years. There is also a casting agency that recruits ex-gangsters, giving them a second chance at life.
Episode 4- Hong Kong:
Despite Hong Kong being a prosperous city, there are many homeless people living on the streets. A former nurse and a passionate volunteer give these homeless people a new lease of life by helping them with their daily meals and medical needs.
Episode 5- Korea:
韩国社会繁华璀璨的外衣下，有一群被遗弃的韩国子民 – 无辜的新生儿，穷苦、残障以及遭受家暴的孩童，还有一群被忽视的独居老人。因为有一群守护者在关键的时刻提供避风港，适时送上温暖关怀。才得以让这群不幸的人，感受到情暖人间。
We discover how guardians in Korea are reaching out to a group of abandoned people, such as newborns, child abuse victims, and neglected elderly living alone. These guardians’ timely delivery of a safe haven and care provide renewed hope for the less fortunate.
Episode 6- Beijing, China:
China has a high percentage of visually-impaired people. For the blind, to be robbed of their vision and life opportunities is a tragedy. The guardians not only tend to the needs of the visually-impaired, they also help in their integration into society.
Episode 7- Pahang, Malaysia:
The forest is the home of the Aboriginal people in the Malaysia Peninsula. Social urbanization is however eroding natural resources, threatening their livelihood and roots. But there is a group of guardians who are shuttling between the city and the rainforest, to help these Aboriginals.
Episode 8- Sulu Island, Philippines:
The Sulu Islands in Southern Philippines are a stronghold of Muslim terrorist groups. Local children are often recruited as juvenile soldiers. The Philippine Marines has set up a “Peace football team,” to keep children away from guns. Volunteers also help provide welfare services for the islanders.
Episode 9- Vietnam:
A Vietnamese saying goes: complete leaves have a responsibility to protect the broken leaves. A group of low-income people in Ho Chi Minh City lead simple lives so as to provide warmth to poorer families.They also salvage unidentified corpses in the Sai Kung River, giving them a final touch of dignity.
Episode 10- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
Everyone wishes to be taken care of in old age. Still, many lonely old people continue to live alone, some awaiting deaths on hospital beds. In Malaysia, a group of community heroes go above and beyond to help these elderly in need.