The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is the largest and longest-running film event in Singapore. Founded in 1987, the Festival has become an iconic event in the Singapore arts calendar that is widely attended by international film critics, and recognized worldwide for its focus on Asian filmmakers and the promotion of Southeast Asian films.
The two-week programme will see directors, producers, actors and actresses from countries in and around Asia for a vibrant and thrilling festival, filled with meaningful post-screening discussions, masterclasses, talks and developmental programmes.
Beyond film screenings, the Festival offers a range of events delivered by guest directors, producers, actors and industry experts. Immerse yourself in masterclasses, in-conversation sessions, talks and panel discussions to discover the story behind the story, up-close-and-personal encounters with the film creators, and discuss the latest developments in cinema and filmmaking.
Talks: SG Originals | Future of Cinema Forum
Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki
Screening and Talk
ArtScience Museum Co-presentation
Explore the stories of Southeast Asia and the world through independent films that celebrate – and challenge – the art of storytelling and experience of cinema.
Festival Opening & Special Presentation
Classics: Secret Spies Never Die!
Focus – Histories of Tomorrow: Indonesian Cinema After the New Order
Films are moving experiences of life – the scope of human emotions, its pain, its tenacity and its triumphs. Through these stories on the silver screen, we discover other perspectives of the human journey: its past, the present, and its possibilities. In #TheFutureIs campaign, we bring together some of the most salient filmmakers and emerging voices of Southeast Asia.