Charting exciting directions and bold expressions in cinema today, affirming imaginative treatments of the moving image. With five double bills and three single features, audiences are encouraged to take a deep dive and revel in the wide range of filmic approaches.
Phantasms and screens—enter the burrows of a teenager’s psyche in this bracingly original hybrid film by French auteur Bertrand Bonello.
Bertrand BONELLO France 80 mins M18 (Sexual Scene) Southeast Asian Premiere
The repetitive nature of a middle-aged man’s daily commute home proves to be quietly revelatory.
David EASTEAL Australia 180 mins PG Southeast Asian Premiere
02 Dec 2022, Fri, 7:00 PM / Filmgarde Kallang, Hall 3 / 78 mins / PG13 (Some Mature Content)
All The Things You Leave Behind
A layered take on how society and politics in present-day Thailand are haunted by Cold War politics and American military activity in mainland Southeast Asia.
Chanasorn CHAIKITIPORN Thailand 18 mins PG13 (Some Mature Content) Singapore Premiere
25 Nov 2022, Fri, 9:30 PM / Filmgarde Kallang, Hall 2 / 110 mins / PG13
(Some Coarse Language)
A hilarious, moving and whimsical speculative fiction about our yearning for belonging and connection in a world that looks increasingly less like home.
Jude CHUN South Korea 80 mins PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Asian Premiere
03 Dec 2022, Sat, 3:30 PM / Oldham Theatre / 69 mins / PG
In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain
A resistance group buries porcelain to support future claims to their vanishing lands in this futuristic take on archaeology as historical intervention.
Larissa SANSOUR, Søren LIND Palestine, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar 29 mins PG Southeast Asian Premiere
26 Nov 2022, Sat, 1:30 PM / Filmgarde Kallang, Hall 2 / 111 mins / PG13 (Some Violence)
A playful collage of images, words, sounds and texts that deconstructs female desire in post-revolution Iranian cinema.
Maryam TAFAKORY Iran, UK 19 mins PG13 (Some Disturbing Scenes) Southeast Asian Premiere
27 Nov 2022, Sun, 6:30 PM / Carnival / 109 mins / TBA
Life on the CAPS
Teleporting migrants and US troopers are segregated on the CAPS, an island of metamorphosing bodies and virtual realities.
Meriem BENNANI Morocco, USA 34 mins PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Singapore Premiere