The Festival opens its 32nd edition with “Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash”, screened alongside this year’s SGIFF Commissioned Short, “Dreaming”Browse Films
Asian Feature Film Competition
The dynamism of the region is fully expressed through 10 new films by directors with each film’s distinct localism and diversity of style.Browse Films
Southeast Asian Short Film Competition
Presents 23 new films across five programmes that are a testament to the abundance of strong, creative talents from the region.Browse Films
Presenting the latest feature and short films that showcase talents in local filmmaking, with its finger on the pulse of the most exciting developments in Singapore cinema.Browse Films
A showcase of films that celebrates a special significance such as an important event of a filmmaker’s career, national cinema or film history in general.Browse Films
Featuring some of the cinematic highlights of the year, including award-winners, festival favourites and critically acclaimed new works from established auteurs.Browse Films
Platforms important attitudes of personal, social and political consequences through the cinematic medium and its accompanying discussions.Browse Films
Uncovers and affirms imaginative treatments of the moving image within the practice of cinematic presentations.Browse Films
Domain is a new thematic section focused on a sphere of activity and knowledge in cinema.Browse Films
The Sacred Spirit
3 Dec 2021, 7.00 PM
The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet
3 Dec 2021, 9.15 PM
3 Dec 2021, 10.30 PM
4 Dec 2021, 1.00 PM
Those Left Waiting
1 Dec 2021, 7.00 PM
2 Dec 2021, 6.30 PM
Use our festival schedule to plan your schedule. You can even build your own schedule.
After a decade-long hiatus, TAN Chui Mui returns to feature filmmaking with a refreshing genre-defying action flick that serves an allegory for motherhood and the reclamation of one’s self.
TAN Chui Mui Malaysia, Hong Kong 106 Min NC16 (Some Coarse Language and Violence) Singapore Premiere
A numinous tale of environmental refugees seeking a new life serves a tragicomic take on humanity after a disaster.
Carlo Francisco MANATAD Philippines, France, Singapore, Indonesia, Germany, Qatar 105 Min NC16 (Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere
Contemporary collectives demonstrate how indigenous filmmaking can function as a communal act of resistance. In open defiance, these collectives resist the notion of terra nullius by staking a claim to their lands.
Multiple USA, Vietnam, France, Taiwan 87 Min NC16 (Some Nudity and Coarse Language)
SGIFF32: Press Conference
We had the pleasure of having the panel comprising @panuksmihardjowirogo, @jeremykit, @boojunfeng, @eewyak, Emily Hoe and @anitakapoor as our lovely moderator to discuss what we have in store for you this year.
Head over to our socials to find out more what happened then!
#SGIFFchats with composer and sound designer Joe Ng
A prolific and versatile composer and sound designer, Joe Ng’s works span across multiple musical styles and screen genres. With over a hundred projects from feature films, shorts, commercials, to art installations, these include box office horror hit, “The Maid” (2005), acclaimed art house film, “7 Letters” (2015), and most recently, HBO Asia’s “Invisible Stories” (2020).
SGIFF x Knuckles & Notch
Local filmmakers like Royston Tan, Boo Junfeng and Anthony Chen have impacted the community through their voices and passion in the mission of keeping the magic of storytelling alive in our region. 🎞🎞🎞
Click on to find out more on how you can keep this craft alive!
SGIFF32: Epiphanies by Jo Teo
Will SGIFF this year be too modern? Or are film fests generally a snooze fest? Our dearest SGIFF friend, @jodecro has the answers for you! Check out her video to find out what her epiphanies were for this year’s edition of SGIFF ❤️
Or better yet, grab a ticket, come on down and find out for yourself!
#SGIFFChats: Cinema Forever
“I hope SGIFF will continue to inspire generations of audiences and introduce more voices from Singapore and Southeast Asia to Singapore audiences and also to the world.” – Anthony Chen, Filmmaker
In the 32nd Singapore International Film Festival, we celebrate necessary persistence in storytelling, especially in current times.
With some dear friends of SGIFF, celebrate the Festival’s mission to deepen the love for film and support SEA and local talents so that we can continue to make it possible for future talents to be discovered.
A big thank you in continuation of being a voice for the community: @antchen, @kirstentan , @mynameisfauzi , @vilecorpses , @amandaleekoe and @Tan Jia Hui.
🎥 : @dauntlus, @dauntlus.studios