Malaysians will get to stream "The Kleptocrats" for free this weekend

"The Kleptocrats" will be available for free for 2 days only this weekend.
"The Kleptocrats" will be available for free for 2 days only this weekend.

21 Jul – As the verdict for former prime minister Najib Razak's 1MDB trial looms near, Malaysians who'd like to understand further on what the former premier is being charged for can do so by watching "The Kleptocrats".

This weekend is the best time to watch the 1MDB documentary film as streaming platform iwonder will be granting free access to it for two days.

"Ahead of next week's verdict, we wanted to make sure that all Malaysians have the opportunity to go beyond the headlines and see another dimension covering the international events leading up to what is set to be a defining judgement for the country and its people," said iwonder CEO, James Bridges, in a statement.

"The Kleptocrats is must-see viewing for every Malaysian who has followed Najib's trial and will be affected in some way by next week's verdict and we're committed to giving as many people as possible the opportunity to see it."

No lock-in contracts or payment details are required for the free streaming. Users just have to register for an iwonder account at, open from 12am on Saturday, 25 July.

The documentary will then be available for free streaming to registered users until Sunday midnight (12am on Monday, 27 July).

Watch Tony Pua discuss "The Kleptocrats" this Friday.
Watch Tony Pua discuss "The Kleptocrats" this Friday.

Prior to watching the documentary, Malaysians can first tune in to the live-streamed interview of Tony Pua, Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya Utara and National Publicity Secretary for Democratic Action Party, at

Those unable to catch it live at 6pm this Friday can watch the recorded version anytime this weekend.

In the interview, Pua will be speaking to iwonder about his involvement in "The Kleptocrats" and the upcoming trial verdict.

Aside from "The Kleptocrats", during the 48-hour period, users can also access iwonder's full library, which include award-winning titles such as "MH17 – Caught in the Crossfire", "Murder in Malaysia", "Eating Animals" and "King Bibi".

Users who wish to continue using the streaming platform after the free window can activate iwonder's standard 30-day free trial by keying in their payment details. The subscription is priced at either USD4.99 monthly or USD49.90 annually.