1996: SGIFF 9

Artwork by: Immortal the Design Studio

Opening Film

The Confessional (Le Confessionnal)

By Robert Lepage

Closing Film


By Katsuhiro Otomo, Koji Morimoto, Tensai Okamura (Japan)

Silver Screen Awards


Main Jury

  • Jeannette Paulson

  • Gotot Prakosa

  • Ishmael Bernal

  • Mark Shaw

  • Pierre Rissient

Netpac / Fipresci Jury

  • Peggy Chiao

  • Klaus Eder

  • John Powers

  • Sudhir Bose

  • Jackie Liu

Asian Feature Film Categories

Best Asian Feature

Cardiogram by Darezhan Omirbayev

Special Jury Prize

On the Beat by Ning Ying

Best Director

Edward Yang for Mahjong

Best Actor

Bishnu Kharghoria for It’s a Long Way to the Sea (Xagoroloi Bohudoor)

Special Achievement Award

Good Men, Good Women by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Netpac / Fipresci Award

Good Men, Good Women by Hou Hsiao-hsien
It’s a Long Way to the Sea 
by Jahnu Barua

Singapore Short Film Categories

Best Film

A Moveable Feast by Sandi Tan, Jasmine Ng, Kelvin Tong