Festival Opening & Special Presentation

The Festival opens its 29th edition with director Ho Wi Ding’s Cities of Last Things. The Special Presentation section brings a gala showcase of anticipated films from directors Mag Hsu and Hsu Chih-yen from Taiwan, and the prolific Mikhail Red from the Philippines.

Cities of Last Things + Kingdom

Three extraordinary nights in the life of an ordinary man—each involving a different woman, each changing his existence for good.

In a world devoid of other humans, a man journeys through a forest, searching for a place where he belongs.

Dir. Ho Wi Ding, Tan Wei Keong

Dear Ex

A jilted widow must make peace with her late husband’s temperamental former lover in this sensitive comedic drama from Taiwan.

Dir. Mag Hsu, Hsu Chih-yen
Taiwan (2018)


The girls of St Lucia Convent are dying mysteriously—and their deaths may be related to a student suicide committed years before.

Dir. Mikhail Red
Philippines, Singapore (2018)