Category Archives: Film

Filming “Fundamentally Happy”

If you attended the first Singapore Literature Festival in New York in 2014, you might have heard Haresh Sharma read from his fearless and moving plays, works that are based on social research and written in collaboration with his actors.

Filming “Fundamentally Happy”

If you attended the first Singapore Literature Festival in New York in 2014, you might have heard Haresh Sharma read from his fearless and moving plays, works that are based on social research and written in collaboration with his actors.

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Appraising “The Apprentice”

An excerpt from Dan Koh’s insightful review of The Apprentice, a ground-breaking new film by Boo Junfeng about capital punishment in Singapore. You can read the full review at The On-line Citizen.   Photo: Joseph Nair For a country that

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Appraising “The Apprentice”

An excerpt from Dan Koh’s insightful review of The Apprentice, a ground-breaking new film by Boo Junfeng about capital punishment in Singapore. You can read the full review at The On-line Citizen.   Photo: Joseph Nair For a country that

David Bowie in Singapore

The rock legend David Bowie died Sunday before last at the age of 69. He will be missed by all his fans, not least those in Singapore. In 1983 Bowie took his Serious Moonlight tour to Singapore, Hong Kong, and

David Bowie in Singapore

The rock legend David Bowie died Sunday before last at the age of 69. He will be missed by all his fans, not least those in Singapore. In 1983 Bowie took his Serious Moonlight tour to Singapore, Hong Kong, and

That’s the Dream

Elisabeth Ng is a young Singaporean actor with big dreams. After giving up a career in investment banking, she moved from Singapore to London and then to New York City to pursue acting. Her NY film debut Paper Dolls was an Asian

That’s the Dream

Elisabeth Ng is a young Singaporean actor with big dreams. After giving up a career in investment banking, she moved from Singapore to London and then to New York City to pursue acting. Her NY film debut Paper Dolls was an Asian

Singapore Film in New York

Something to Write Home About, a Singapore arts festival to be held in New York City from September 12 – 22, will feature an evening of Singapore film. Curated by Kirsten Tan, five short films by up-and-coming Singapore filmmakers will

Singapore Film in New York

Something to Write Home About, a Singapore arts festival to be held in New York City from September 12 – 22, will feature an evening of Singapore film. Curated by Kirsten Tan, five short films by up-and-coming Singapore filmmakers will

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Heartbreak Motel

The Incident by Sissi Kaplan is “a short experimental film about a strange encounter between a woman and a man. In the setting of a nocturnal urban landscape, a woman narrates her experience of an amorous night and exposes her

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Heartbreak Motel

The Incident by Sissi Kaplan is “a short experimental film about a strange encounter between a woman and a man. In the setting of a nocturnal urban landscape, a woman narrates her experience of an amorous night and exposes her

Singapore in 2066

An award-winning documentary about Singapore will have its USA premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this Saturday, April 18. Described on the Film Society’s web-page as “A striking vérité snapshot of present-day Singapore that doubles as a semi-mystical

Singapore in 2066

An award-winning documentary about Singapore will have its USA premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this Saturday, April 18. Described on the Film Society’s web-page as “A striking vérité snapshot of present-day Singapore that doubles as a semi-mystical