Singapore Panorama Shorts

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Kattumaanar

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Synopsis

An Indian migrant worker finds a wallet filled with cash on the floor and is conflicted about whether he should keep it or return the wallet to its owner.

Credits

  • web-45-1-builders-director A graduate of Chapman University Singapore, Eysham Ali’s first short film, Rumahku, Syurgaku (My Home, My Heaven), was awarded the Special Achievement Award at the 2008 Singapore International Film Festival.

Eclipse

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Synopsis

On the day of an impending solar eclipse, a cosmic significance occurs between a father and son bringing about an emotional revelation for the both of them.

Credits

  • web-45-2-eclipse-director Director/animator Jerrold Chong graduated in 2016 with a BFA in Animation at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). His films have screened at numerous international film festivals.

Durian-Picking

拾榴莲

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Synopsis

A lover of the fruit, Kray accompanies his father in the wee hours of the morning to hunt for wild durians in the forest.

Credits

  • web-45-3-durianpicking-director Kray Chen is a visual artist based in Singapore. His works deal largely with lived experience and corporeality, reflecting on the psyche of a place caught between traditions and modernization.

Mao Shan Wang

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Synopsis

Tender recollections of the memories of a man’s wife are told over a journey of durian picking.

Credits

  • web-45-4-maoshanwang-director Khym Fong is a recent graduate from the School of the Arts (SOTA), specialising in Film under the Specialised Arts Curriculum.

Dinosaur Rider

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Synopsis

The unrequited love-story of Xuan, an 18-year-old Beijing punk guitarist who fearlessly plunges through life with his unruly yet loyal bandmates.

Credits

  • web-45-5-dinosaurrider-director Tingerine Liu is a Singaporean filmmaker whose works traverse across genres and continents. Her works often feature characters living off the beaten path. She is currently developing a feature film that takes place in Beijing, China.

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