Double Bill

A Night of Knowing Nothing will be screened together with Letters from the Silence

Total Runtime: 103 Min

A Night of Knowing Nothing

Payal KAPADIA India, France 97 Min NC16 (Mature Content) Southeast Asian Premiere

At once exquisite and volatile, this docu-fictional work is a deeply felt portrait of contemporary Indian youth on the shores of love, art and politics.

On the soundtrack, a story of impossible love unfolds through letters allegedly uncovered at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). But are these letters from the past or the future? In this Cannes winner, Payal KAPADIA uses the timelessness of the love story to mediate her examination of India’s current historical moment, freeing it from the constraints of the present and opening our eyes to its possible futures.

Timing & Venue

Price

27 November 2021,
Saturday, 7.00pm
National Museum Singapore

$15.00

Closed

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English Title

A Night of Knowing Nothing

Original Title

Director

Payal KAPADIA

Year

2021

Runtime

97 Min

Rating

NC16 (Mature Content)

Language(s)

Hindi, Bengali

Subtitles

English

Credits

Letters from the Silence

Prap BOONPAN Thailand 6 Min NC16 (Some Mature Content) International Premiere

Each word immortalises the brave voices against authoritarian rule.

This silent film depicts two letters written in 2006 following a military coup in Thailand that ousted then prime minister Thaksin SHINAWATRA. The first was written by a group of environmental activists in support of democracy and social justice, and the second by a taxi driver, Nuamthong PRAIWAN, who slammed his taxi into a military tank in protest of the coup.

English Title

Letters from the Silence

Original Title

จดหมายจากความเงียบ

Director

Prap BOONPAN

Year

2006

Runtime

6 Min

Rating

NC16 (Some Mature Content)

Language(s)

Thai

Subtitles

English

Credits

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