Category: Film

667, Omnibus Film By Local Filmmakers, Screens Again This November at the SCCC

To celebrate the latest win of local filmmaker, Jun Chong, whose debut short film Ke《客》, was awarded the Best Asian Short at the 13th Sapporo International Short Film Festival, the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre will be offering film lovers another chance to catch the widely acclaimed omnibus film 667. Ke《客》 is a 13-minute Hakka short that

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Preview: Singapore International Film Festival 2018 – Let The Magic In

The annual Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) makes its return this November for its 29th Edition. Taking place for 12 days from 28th November to 9th December, the festival continues to promote cinema’s latest and best new works to the screen, celebrate Asian storytellers and bring these to the attention of an international audience. 103

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Preview: French Film Festival 2018

The French Film Festival returns this November with a lineup of cinema to thrill, chill and evoke laughter! A bumper crop of around 30 classic and contemporary films will be making their appearance this festival, ensuring that it continues to maintain its position as a film festival that’s truly for all. While French cinema has

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Perspectives Film Festival 2018: An Interview with Festival Directors Claudia Loo and Lee Yi Jia

The Perspectives Film Festival returns for its 11th edition from 25th – 28th October 2018! Taking on the theme of ‘Instituitions’, Singapore’s longest running student-run film festival will examine stories in which individuals tackle the the limits of their institutions head on, featuring seven films and other fringe activities during the festival. We spoke to Perspectives

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Review: Of Love and Law dir. Hikaru Toda (Love and Pride Film Festival 2018)

The trials and tribulations of a law firm run by an openly gay couple in Japan tugs at the heartstrings and leaves one with irrefutable hope for the future.  Of Love and Law opens not with a shot of our protagonists, but at a park in Osaka, where an LGBTQ event is taking place. The camera

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Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post dir. Desiree Akhavan (Love and Pride Film Festival 2018)

Gay conversion independent drama leaves audiences on a hopeful note Based off Emily M. Danforth’s novel of the same name, which in turn was based off the 2005 Zach Stark ‘de-gaying’ controversy, The Miseducation of Cameron Post ditches the modernities of the original source to set its tale in 1993, where teenagers lived in a simpler time,

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Preview: Perspectives Film Festival 2018

The Perspectives Film Festival, Singapore’s first and longest student-run film festival, returns for its 11th edition from 25th – 28th October 2018! Taking place at the National Museum of Singapore and Alliance Francaise, this year’s festival takes on the theme of ‘Instituitions’, examining stories in which individuals tackle the the limits of their institutions head on. A

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Museum Musings: Something Above; Somewhere Beyond at FOST Gallery

FOST Gallery presents Something Above; Somewhere Beyond, a solo exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Sebastian Mary Tay. As Tay’s first major exhibition with the gallery, the exhibition brings together selected photographic works from four different series: Redolent Hills and Delectable Mountains (2012/2013), Amidst the Colours (2015) and Where Does the Sun Rise; Where Will the Moon Shine (2017-) and

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Museum Musings: Painting With Light at the National Gallery Singapore

What exactly is the role of art in society? National Gallery Singapore’s second edition of Painting With Light, the gallery’s festival of international films on art, returns this October to answer exactly that. Painting with Light will screen over 30 thought-provoking international feature-length and short films in the month-long programme held at the National Gallery Singapore itself, curated

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Preview: Golden Village’s 10th Love and Pride Festival

In the wake of recent developments in LGBTQ acceptance all around the world, from India’s repeal of of the penal code to Australia’s allowance for same-sex marriage, Singapore has once again become heated with debate over how our own laws should change in response to these developments, if at all. It feels timely then that

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