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Singapore Panorama

Feature Film

24

The scrupulous observations of a recently departed sound recordist fashion a tender mosaic of human sentimentality.

Royston TAN Singapore, Thailand 76 Min R21 (Sexual Scenes and Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

$4,000

A young filmmaker visits his geriatric grandma—with cameras in tow.

LOU Zu Hao Singapore 48 Min TBA World Premiere

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Undercurrent

Feature Film

All Light, Everywhere

A visually stunning exploration of the complicity of the moving image in the historical development of military weaponry and surveillance technology.

Theo ANTHONY USA 109 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Amira

Amira faces a shocking family discovery, 17 years after her Palestinian father’s sperm was smuggled out of prison walls to conceive her.

Mohamed Diab Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Saudi Arabia 98 Min NC16 (Sexual References) Asian Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Anatomy of Time

Unhurried and atmospheric, this character study of a woman across two fragments in her life is a rumination on the nature of existence.

Jakrawal NILTHAMRONG Thailand, France, Netherlands, Singapore 118 Min R21 (Sexual Scenes and Nudity) Southeast Asian Premiere

Domain

Short Film

As Told to G/D Thyself

A marked refusal to capitulate to dominant regimes of seeing defines this debut with Afrofuturist leanings.

The Ummah Chroma UK, USA 22 Min PG Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Auntie Oh Lives In Your Memories

Auntie Oh experiences life anew as she goes on holidays with the help of a few abandoned luggages.

Kathleen BU Singapore 15 Min PG World Premiere

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Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Back To One

A student filmmaker abroad reconnects with his family back home.

TANG Kang Sheng USA, Singapore 15 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) World Premiere

Milestone

Feature Film

Barbarian Invasion

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 Hong Kong 106 Min NC16 (Some Coarse Language and Violence) Singapore Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Blinded by the Light

A sensorial dual-channel meditation on Thai film history.

Chanasorn CHAIKITIPORN Thailand 22 Min PG International Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Boys Will Be Boys

A boy defends his crush when a rumour is spread about her.

Shannen MOK Singapore 21 Min PG13 (Coarse Language) World Premiere

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Singapore Panorama

Short Film

The Cabbage Statue

Two best friends embark on an adventure in Malaysia to search for a cabbage statue.

Megan LIM En Singapore 12 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) World Premiere

Undercurrent

Short Film

Can Sound Be Currency?

A provocative and poetic meditation on the subversive yet politically ambiguous power of myth over China’s rural landscape.

LIU Chuang China 20 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Milestone

Feature Film

Center Stage

Stanley KWAN’s stunning biopic of Chinese silent-film icon Ruan Lingyu is given a sumptuous restoration in celebration of its 30th anniversary.

Stanley KWAN Hong Kong 155 Min NC16 (Some Nudity) Southeast Asian Premiere

Standpoint

Feature Film

Children of the Enemy

A stirring and heart-rending portrait of one man’s lonely battle to save his grandchildren from a Syrian prison camp, against his government’s inaction.

Gorki GLASER-MÜLLER Swedish, Denmark 99 Min M18 (Some Mature Content) Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

The Chronicles of a Mildly Disgruntled Space Ranger

An aggrieved space ranger fends off monsters while grumbling about his management.

Hillary YEO Singapore 9 Min PG13 World Premiere

Domain

Short Film

Collective Hum

A study of polyphony through the lens of Black British sound system culture.

Black Obsidian Sound System UK 7 Min G Asian Premiere

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Undercurrent

Feature Film

The Day Today

A funny, fatalistic satire of life in the digital age that mixes documentary with dystopia and sci-fi flourishes in its depiction of the ups and downs of a relationship.

Maxence STAMATIADIS France 67 Min NC16 Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Distance

A mother-son reunion leads them to confront forgotten relationships.

Dexter Paul DE JESUS Singapore 10 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) International Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet

The days of an odd-jobber feel like grand feats in this taut celebration of life in precarity. A tonic for these anxious times.

Ana KATZ Argentina 73 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Singapore Premiere

Festival Opening

Short Film

Dreaming

The reunion of three old friends reignites a love triangle.

Nelson YEO Singapore 15 Min PG13 World Premiere

Domain

Short Film

Drowning Dew

Haunting soundscapes that echo the inexorable cycle of life.

Art Labor Vietnam, France 39 Min PG Singapore Premiere

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Undercurrent

Feature Film

The Edge of Daybreak

A slow-drip, gothic evocation of a family’s trauma enmeshed in three decades of Thai politics.

Taiki SAKPISIT Thailand, Switzerland 115 Min NC16 (Sexual Scenes) Southeast Asian Premiere

Undercurrent

Feature Film

El Gran Movimiento

City symphony meets social realism in this sprawling story of miners who march to the Bolivian capital demanding for work.

Kiro RUSSO Bolivia, France, Qatar, Switzerland 85 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language and Drug References) Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Elephants in the city

An intimate sketch of urbanisation and human connection.

DAM Quang Trung Vietnam 16 Min PG Singapore Premiere

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Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

February 1st

Two filmmakers from different parts of the world reflect on their relationship with Myanmar following the military coup.

Mo Mo, Leïla MACAIRE France, Myanmar 12 Min NC16 (Some Mature Content) World Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Fire

This tonally sharp debut conjures a world that is sometimes warm, sometimes noir, and growingly inhospitable for its protagonist.

Aizhana KASSYMBEK Kazakhstan 82 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Standpoint

Feature Film

The Flame

A spirited elderly indigenous activist in Indonesia fights for legal rights to a patch of forest that his village has been inhabiting for generations.

Arfan SABRAN Indonesia, Qatar 76 Min PG Singapore Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

The French Dispatch

Wes ANDERSON returns to live-action with an anthology of short stories from an American publication, set in a fictional French city.

Wes ANDERSON 107 Min M18 (Nudity and Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Undercurrent

Short Film

Future Shock

“The future comes too soon and in the wrong order,” said Alvin TOFFLER. A contemporary artist looks back at futures imagined by writers and cities of the past.

SU Hui-Yu Taiwan 20 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

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Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Ghost of Phukang

A ghostly affliction places humans in perpetual slumber.

Thanakrit DUANGMANEEPORN Thailand 5 Min PG World Premiere

Domain

Short Film

Give Us A Smile

A retaliation in the wake of the Yorkshire Ripper case in the UK.

Leeds Animation Workshop UK 13 Min M18 (Sexual References) Singapore Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Gone are the Moat and the Walls

A man contends with the dying traditions of his Taoist belief.

Joshuah LIM En Singapore 18 Min PG World Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Grandma’s Broken Leg

A broken leg tests the promise of faith healing.

HUỲNH Công Nhớ Vietnam 15 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) World Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

Great Freedom

In this sobering portrait of a man repeatedly imprisoned for ‘deviant’ acts, solace can only be sought in his fellow cellmates.

Sebastian MEISE Austria, Germany 116 Min R21 (Homosexual Content) Southeast Asian Premiere

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Milestone

Feature Film

Happening

Against the backdrop of 1960s conservative France, a woman fights courageously for the right to her body.

Audrey DIWAN France 99 Min R21 (Sexual Scenes and Nudity) Asian Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

A Hero

A moral gesture catapults a debt-ridden man into a public arena that brings unexpected fame but also a tragic downfall.

Asghar FARHADI Iran, France 127 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Himala: A Dialectic of Our Times

Filipino society reacts to a beloved 1980s film.

Lav DIAZ Philippines 8 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) Southeast Asian Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

History of Ha

Amidst personal and political turmoil, a ventriloquist bands together with a nun, sex worker and boy on the road to redemption.

Lav DIAZ Philippines 276 Min NC16 (Some Nudity and Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Hit the Road

A boisterous Iranian family with a penchant for spontaneous karaoke embarks on a mysterious road trip in this striking debut that is by turns affecting and hilarious.

Panah PANAHI Iran 93 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Domain

Short Film

The Hole

An exploration of liberation amidst surreal sounds and imagery.

HAN Ok-hi South Korea 9 Min PG Singapore Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Housework Is Strenuous

An individual contemplates housework in the middle of a pandemic.

TACHIHARA Rin Singapore 2 Min PG World Premiere

Undercurrent

Feature Film

How to Improve the World

An experimental documentary on the impact of war and westernisation on indigenous aural cultures in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

NGUYỄN Trinh Thi Vietnam 47 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

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Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

{if your bait can sing the wild one will come} Like Shadows Through Leaves

A meditative observation of the shadows and echoes that remain in a former housing estate.

Lucy DAVIS Singapore, Finland 28 Min PG Asian Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

I’m Your Man

A near-future romance that is playful, profound and unusual in its expression of human–android relationships.

Maria SCHRADER Germany 103 Min M18 (Sexual Scenes) Southeast Asian Premiere

Domain

Short Film

Impressions for a Light and Sound Machine

A blazing allegory denouncing Mexico’s culture of violence.

Colectivo Los Ingrávidos Mexico 7 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

In Between the Moon and the Sun

Noor struggles between being a good mother and a dutiful wife.

ANG Zheng Xiang Singapore 18 Min PG World Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

In Front of Your Face

Bearing a secret, a former actress returns to Korea and explores her past in HONG Sang-soo’s latest exploration of the quotidian.

HONG Sang-soo South Korea 85 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Domain

Short Film

Indigenous Peoples

Filmmaking wielded as a hard-edged tool of resistance.

Green Team Taiwan 19 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) International Premiere

Domain

Feature Film

Inside the Red Brick Wall

An affecting blow-by-blow account of protestors under siege returns documentary filmmaking to its urgent, political roots.

Hong Kong Documentary Filmmakers Hong Kong 88 Min M18 (Mature Content and Coarse Language) Singapore Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

Inu-Oh

A deformed outcast and blind musician’s friendship heralds a groundbreaking revolution in traditional Japanese noh theatre.

YUASA Masaaki Japan, China 98 Min PG13 (Some Violence) Southeast Asian Premiere

Domain

Short Film

Is This Just a Story?

A reconstruction of a woman’s struggle in a patriarchal home.

Yugantar Film Collective India 25 Min PG Singapore Premiere

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Milestone

Feature Film

Karmalink

The first science fiction film from Cambodia transposes a technological future to consider the augmented possibilities of spirituality.

Jake WACHTEL Cambodia, USA 101 Min PG (Some Coarse Language) Asian Premiere

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Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Lemongrass Girl

An old Thai superstition conjures a nuanced reflection on gender roles.

Pom BUNSERMVICHA Thailand 18 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Undercurrent

Short Film

Letters from the Silence

Each word immortalises the brave voices against authoritarian rule.

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

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Limbo

A work of ambivalence among the dead—and the living.

Ashraf Arshad Singapore 17 Min PG World Premiere

Domain

Short Film

The Living Need Light, the Dead Need Music

A kaleidoscopic exploration of death rituals in southern Vietnam.

The Propeller Group Vietnam 21 Min PG (Some Disturbing Scenes)

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Domain

Short Film

Maat Means Land

A wild collage in which the personal collides with the political.

Fox MAXY USA 30 Min NC16 (Some Nudity and Coarse Language) Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

A Man Trembles

A man faces salvation and terror on his last day on Earth.

Mark CHUA, LAM Li Shuen Singapore 23 Min PG13 (Some Frightening Scenes) Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Feature Film

Mat Magic

Reality and logic are irrelevant in this parodic encounter where cinema succeeds in being its most unserious self and a magical art at the same time.

Mat Sentol, John CALVERT Singapore 96 Min PG13 (Some Sexual Reference) Asian Premiere

Milestone

Feature Film

Memoria

Thai master Apichatpong returns—this time in Colombia with Tilda SWINTON in tow, who plays a sleepless visitor troubled by an alien sound.

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL Colombia, Thailand, UK, Mexico, France, Germany, Qatar 136 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

The Men Who Wait

Three anonymous men seek gratification on a slag heap.

TRƯƠNG Minh Quý France, Singapore 15 Min TBA

Foreground

Feature Film

Moon, 66 Questions

A free-spirited, estranged daughter finds that the world, once her oyster, has shrunk to a walking distance from her immobilised father.

Jacqueline LENTZOU Greece, France 108 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Standpoint

Feature Film

Mr Bachmann and His Class

A sensitive and compelling portrait of immigrant youths adapting to life in a town with a troubled history, aided by their thoughtful and inspired teacher.

Maria SPETH Germany 217 Min NC16 Singapore Premiere

Standpoint

Feature Film

My Sunny Maad

A slow-burning and restrained observation of a microcosm of post-Taliban Kabul in which the personal seems to equate to the political.

Michaela PAVLÁTOVÁ Czech Republic, France, Slovakia 81 Min PG13 Southeast Asian Premiere

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Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

New Abnormal

An offbeat take on life in Thailand under the Emergency Decree issued during the pandemic.

Sorayos PRAPAPAN Thailand, South Korea, Singapore 14 Min NC16 (Some Mature Content) Singapore Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

The New Faces (of Dreams and Mysteries)

Masking up against an invisible adversary…

Mark Raymund GARCIA Philippines 11 Min PG International Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

A New Old Play

A rowdy ensemble and plenty of food drive this sweeping saga as it charts the fortunes of a Chinese opera troupe in a new society.

QIU Jiongjiong Hong Kong, France 179 Min NC16 (Some Drug Use and Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Undercurrent

Feature Film

A Night of Knowing Nothing

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.

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

Domain

Feature Film

Nightcleaners

A composite of intimate vignettes that exposes the precarious and exploitative nature of ‘women’s work’ in 1970s Britain.

Berwick Street Film Collective UK 90 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Singapore Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Notes from the Periphery

A metaphorical dissection of the life cycle of a barnacle.

Tulapop SAENJAROEN Thailand, UK 13 Min PG Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Nothing in the cries of cicadas

A son contemplates an exhumation in land-scarce Singapore.

CHIANG Wei Liang Singapore, Taiwan 18 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

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Standpoint

Feature Film

On the Other Side

A poignant documentary that follows the journey of two brothers to find their mother’s former captor, now a target for political execution.

Iván GUARNIZO Colombia, Spain 83 Min PG13 Asian Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle

Refusing to believe that the Second World War has ended, a Japanese officer takes his fight to the hills on a Philippine island.

Arthur HARARI France, Japan, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Cambodia 167 Min PG13 (Some Violence and Disturbing Scenes) Southeast Asian Premiere

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Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Pebbles

Strikingly shot amid a Tamil Nadu desert, this searing drama stages a toxic father–son relationship as a struggle over the future of Indian masculinity.

P.S. VINOTHRAJ India 74 Min NC16 (Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

Petite Maman

Céline SCIAMMA’s follow-up to Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a whimsical yet beguiling fairytale exploring mother–daughter relationships.

Céline SCIAMMA France 72 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Posterity

A young girl’s ritual summons the spirit of a dead bird.

Audrie YEO Malaysia 10 Min NC16 (Some Coarse Language) Asian Premiere

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Undercurrent

Short Film

Raśmi

The visualisation of conflicting states of being.

Sarker PROTICK Bangladesh 9 Min Southeast Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Reaction

A father and son involved in each other’s acting projects negotiate the quiet frustrations that come with deep familiarity.

Jonathan CHOO Singapore 17 Min PG World Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Rehana Maryam Noor

A professor’s career and relationships unravel as she pits herself against institutional sexism at a medical college.

Abdullah Mohammad Saad Bangladesh, Singapore, Qatar 107 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Retrace

A city boy and his father visit the Vietnamese countryside to attend a funeral.

TRẦN Thị Hà Trang Vietnam 30 Min PG World Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Roots, Flowers and Fruits

A neglected child finds comfort in the welcoming arms of a supernatural entity.

Rifyal Giffari Singapore 16 Min PG (Some Frightening Scenes) World Premiere

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Foreground

Feature Film

The Sacred Spirit

Access to ethical judgement is held in custody as the mystery of a missing child unravels within the shroud of ufology.

Chema García IBARRA Spain, France, Turkey 97 Min PG13 (Coarse Language) Asian Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

Saloum

A high-octane, genre-shifting tale of revenge that plumbs the depths of folkloric nightmares and postcolonial anxieties of West Africa.

Jean Luc HERBULOT Senegal 82 Min NC16 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Feature Film

Scene UnSeen

An honest, heartfelt documentary about Singapore’s underground music scene opens a rare window into a slice of Singapore that has largely eluded the public eye.

Abdul Nizam and Friends Singapore 180 Min NC16 (Coarse Language and Sexual References) World Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

The Scent of Rat Carcasses

A young girl inherits her late father’s mantle.

Dharma Putra Purna NUGRAHA Indonesia 9 Min PG13 (Some Disturbing Scenes) World Premiere

Domain

Short Film

S.C.U.M. Manifesto

A performative reading of Valerie SOLANAS’s feminist manifesto.

Carole ROUSSOPOULOS, Delphine SEYRIG France 27 Min NC16 (Sexual References) Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Side by Side

A recount of forced marriages and survival in the Khmer Rouge.

Polen LY Cambodia 21 Min PG Asian Premiere

Undercurrent

Short Film

Smoke and Fire

In this poetic and layered work about clashing value systems, a death results in a migrant worker’s simmering desire for revenge, triggering further acts of violence.

WANG Tuo China 31 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Standpoint

Feature Film

Some Women

In this intimate yet powerful debut feature, a local transgender filmmaker lays bare her vulnerabilities to reclaim her identity.

Quen WONG Singapore 71 Min R21 (Mature Content) World Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Feature Film

Some Women

In this intimate yet powerful debut feature, a local transgender filmmaker lays bare her vulnerabilities to reclaim her identity.

Quen WONG Singapore 71 Min R21 (Mature Content) World Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Sudden Uncertainty

With news of land reformation in his small village, Frankie, who does not go to school, struggles to comprehend his friend’s eviction notice and the stark realities of modernisation.

Firdaus Balam Malaysia 24 Min PG Singapore Premiere

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Domain

Short Film

The Tomb

Faith and reality collide in a desert community looking for miracles.

Eltayeb MAHDI Egypt 17 Min PG Singapore Premiere

Undercurrent

Feature Film

The Tsugua Diaries

A summer’s tale of romance and countryside pastimes unfolds as a performance of life and its making by creatives in lockdown.

Miguel GOMES, Maureen FAZENDEIRO Portugal 101 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Domain

Feature Film

Nũhũ Yãg Mũ Yõg Hãm: This Land Is Our Land!

A groundbreaking piece of Brazilian indigenous filmmaking where vivid testimonies defiantly stake claim to the land of their ancestors.

Isael MAXAKALI, Sueli MAXAKALI, Carolina CANGUÇU, Roberto ROMERO Brazil 71 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) Asian Premiere

Milestone

Feature Film

Those Left Waiting

The refugee experience materialises with unprecedented immediacy in this first-ever global live documentary co-directed and filmed by refugee filmmakers.

Michael BEETS Australia 70 Min NC16 Southeast Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

Time Flows in Strange Ways on Sundays

A mother who has lost her son grapples with grief anew as the world inevitably moves on.

Giselle LIN Singapore 17 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

Singapore Panorama

Short Film

To Kill the Birds & the Bees

A playful animation on the touchy topic of sex in Singapore.

Calleen KOH Yee Lin Singapore 11 Min M18 (Mature Content) Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

To Pick a Flower

The link between image-making and colonial capitalism.

Shireen SENO Philippines 17 Min PG Asian Premiere

Domain

Feature Film

Tongpan

A sombre look at the brief period of Thai democracy in the ’70s through the proposed construction of a dam in rural Isan.

Isan Film Collective Thailand 62 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content)

Undercurrent

Short Film

Tungus

This conclusion to WANG Tuo’s film tetralogy on Northeast China depicts the deep psychical and psychological ties between countries, peoples and conflicts that span space and time.

WANG Tuo China 69 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere

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Undercurrent

Short Film

Untitled 77-A

A filmmaker struggles for artistic freedom in the face of violent repression.

HAN Ok-hi South Korea 7 Min PG (Brief Nudity)

Standpoint

Feature Film

Ushiku

Asylum seekers in a Japanese detention centre who are indefinitely detained reveal their unjust treatment in secretly recorded interviews.

Thomas ASH Japan 87 Min M18 (Mature Content) Southeast Asian Premiere

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Festival Opening

Feature Film

Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash

The tragic contradiction of a man’s impotence unfolds as it clashes head on with the phallocentric orderings of a harsh cinematic reality.

Edwin Indonesia, Singapore, Germany 114 Min M18 (Sexual Scenes) Southeast Asian Premiere

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Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

Wa’anak Witu Watu

A maximalist mixed-media reimagining of Minahasan cultural origins.

Natasha TONTEY Indonesia 24 Min NC16 (Some Nudity) World Premiere

Domain

Short Film

We Need Prayers: This One Went to Market

A playful critique of art world farce.

Jim CHUCHU Kenya 5 Min PG Asian Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Whether the Weather is Fine

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

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

White Building

Three artistic young friends in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, reckon with instability and change when their lifelong home is to be demolished.

Kavich NEANG Cambodia, France, China, Qatar 90 Min NC16 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Domain

Short Film

Windjarrameru, The Stealing C*nt$

The discovery of cartons of beer unfolds a series of unlikely events that soon envelop all levels of the community.

Karrabing Film Collective Australia 35 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Standpoint

Feature Film

Worship

This kaleidoscope of contemporary Thailand’s spiritual worship doubles up as a penetrating portrait of the devout public.

Uruphong RAKSASAD Thailand 98 Min NC16 World Premiere

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Domain

Feature Film

Yama—Attack to Attack

A raw, resolute look into the extensive labour exploitation at the heart of Japan’s economic ‘miracle’.

SATO Mitsuo, YAMAOKA Kyochi Japan 110 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) Singapore Premiere

Foreground

Feature Film

Yanagawa

With one dying of cancer and the other trapped in a dead-end marriage, a pair of brothers search for their long-lost childhood sweetheart.

ZHANG Lu China 112 Min PG (Some Sexual References) Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Short Film

You Are 56, Still Counting and Keep Counting; I Am 25

A dancer in a foreign country longs for home and her family.

TAN Xin Yen Singapore 11 Min PG World Premiere

Asian Feature Film Competition

Feature Film

Yuni

A teenage girl juggles gendered societal expectations and personal desires in this lyrical coming-of-age story.

Kamila ANDINI Indonesia, Singapore, France, Australia 95 Min NC16 Singapore Premiere