1997: SGIFF 10

Artwork by: Immortal the Design Studio

Opening Film


By Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Iran, France)

Closing Film

Breaking The Waves

By Lars Von Trier (Denmark, France)

Silver Screen Awards


Main Jury

  • Tian Zhuangzhuang

  • Garin Nugroho

  • Park Kwang-su

  • Cherd Songsri

  • Chong Wing Hong

Netpac / Fipresci Jury

  • Aruna Vasudev

  • Derek Malcolm

  • Kim Dong-ho

  • Nakorn Veerapravati

  • Theresa Tan

Asian Feature Film Categories

Best Asian Feature

Gabbeh by Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Special Jury Prize

The River by Tsai Ming-liang

Best Director

Wu Tianming for The King of Masks

Best Actor

Miao Tien for The River

Best Actress

Machiko Ono for Suzaku

Netpac / Fipresci Award

12 Storeys by Eric Khoo

Singapore Short Film Categories

Best Film

Beansprouts and Salted Fish by Chee Kong Cheah (Cheek)

Best Director

Wee Li Lin for Norman on the Air

Special Achievement Award

Beansprouts and Salted Fish by Chee Kong Cheah (Cheek)