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After three consecutive years as Presenting Sponsor to the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), Marina Bay Sands reinforced its commitment to help nurture a vibrant Singapore film industry by welcoming SGIFF onboard as its newest designated charity in 2017.

The integrated resort has rolled out “In Conversation With” sessions, featuring renowned film practitioners, creating opportunities for budding film critics and writers under SGIFF’s Youth Jury & Critics Programme to learn from industry experts such as filmmaker Darren Aronofsky and actor Adrian Grenier.

This year, we introduce the Marina Bay Sands x SGIFF: Youth Film Project and ArtScience Museum Collaborations.

ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM CO-PRESENTATION: 10th Anniversary Screening of Gone Shopping

10TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING OF GONE SHOPPING
Dates: 1 – 8 October 2017
Panel Discussion: Saturday, 7 October 2017
Venue: ArtScience Museum, Expression Gallery, Level 4
Rating: NC16: Some Coarse Language
Free admission

Clara is a trophy wife ‘tai tai’ who one day forgets to take her medication and ends up lingering on for days in the welcoming walls of her favourite space – shopping centres. There she crosses paths with a childhood flame, a latchkey kid and a cosplaying young man, and realises that she is far from alone as a creature of the mall. Gone Shopping is a tale of love, loss and liberation in the only heart Singapore has ever known.

ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM CO-PRESENTATION: 5 TO 9

5-to-9 (1)

5 NOV – 5 DEC | DAILY FREE SCREENINGS [timing tba] | ASM
SINGAPORE, CHINA, JAPAN, THAILAND / 90 MIN / MANDARIN, JAPANESE, THAI

5 to 9 comprises four short films that transpire between 5-9pm on the evening of the historic Brazil-Germany match at the World Cup 2014, spanning intimate vignettes of unrequited love and final meetings.

ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM CO-PRESENTATION: SPECTERS AND TOURISTS

Specters and Tourists (1)

INAUGURAL EXHIBITION: 11 NOV – 17 DEC | 10:00AM – 7:00PM | ASM
PERFORMANCE: 16 NOV, THU | 8:00PM | ASM
Event is free to attend

This site-specific multidisciplinary exhibition brings together a luminous three-dimensional experience: The isolation and anxiety of modern suburban life in Specters; the temporary freedoms of an unpredictable day without Google Maps in Tourists; and a live performance, All Life is Tour, by Singapore-based sound and rock duo, ARE.

MBS X SGIFF: YOUTH FILM PROJECT

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MBS x SGIFF: Youth Film Project is a programme where two aspiring filmmakers will have the opportunity to try their hand at co-producing and co-directing a short documentary on the 2017 Sands for Singapore Charity Festival.

Participants will be given close mentorship and guidance of the MBS Visual Media Department, and access to in-house film equipment and post-production facilities. The completed short project will be showcased on both Marina Bay Sands and SGIFF’s social media platforms.

MBS x SGIFF: RED CARPET EVENTS

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Dates: 23 November – 3 December 2017
Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Grand Theatre

Catch a glimpse of the stars striding down the red carpet leading up to Grand Theatre – from top international celebrities, esteemed and emerging Asian filmmakers and local stars, join us in this celebration of film!