Singapore Panorama

Singapore Panorama is a buzzy section of the Festival, enjoying sold-out screenings and extended post-show discussions with the directors in attendance. Introduced in 2008, Singapore Panorama has its finger on the pulse of the latest and most exciting developments in Singapore Cinema.


Royston Tan’s astonishing debut chronicles the dark underbelly of Singapore society through the lives of five young ruffians.

Dir. Royston Tan
Singapore (2003)


A band’s tour documentary spirals into a circus of zany, heartfelt encounters while they search for a creative raison d’être.

Dir. Mark Chua, Lam Li Shuen
Singapore, Australia (2018)

Singapore Panorama: Programme 1

Revelations big and small (and often painful) set characters into motion in these riveting stories.

Singapore Panorama: Programme 2

As they drive to San Francisco, married couple Angie and Danny debate their decision to renounce their birth citizenships.

The Last Artisan

Retiring after seven decades, the head artisan of Singapore’s Haw Par Villa theme park reflects on his life and legacy.

Dir. Craig McTurk
Singapore (2018)