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100 Times Reproduction of Democracy

International Premiere

International Premiere

100 Times Reproduction of Democracy

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

4 Dec (Friday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[ International Premiere]

A tongue-in-cheek docufiction that turns authenticity on its head in this interrogation of centralised power.

21 Days

二十一天

World Premiere

World Premiere

21 Days

二十一天

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

01 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

Jin and his family are in mourning following his mother’s death. While her spirit has returned to visit her husband, Jin is desperately looking for signs of her.

A Balance

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

A Balance

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | FG7 + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A psychological drama of moralities that dives deep into the complexities of individuals, as truths are altered as much as the perception of them shifts.

A Perfectly Normal Family

En Helt Almindelig Familie

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

A Perfectly Normal Family

En Helt Almindelig Familie

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

5 Dec (Saturday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A young girl struggles to deal with her transgender father’s transition in this contemplative semi-autobiographical debut.

A Trip to Heaven

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

A Trip to Heaven

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 November (Sunday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

Fifty-year-old Mdm Tam joins a bus tour to the Mekong Delta with a friend. On the trip, she bumps into her high school sweetheart and embarks on a mission of reconciliation.

A WeirdO Never Fever OverRy

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

A WeirdO Never Fever OverRy

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

Arnont Nongyao’s ‘travelogue’ about his personal history and stories is a hallucinatory journey into a fog of glitch, noise and fragments of memories, where bliss resides in the fuzzy edges of meaning.

After Noon

World Premiere

World Premiere

After Noon

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

01 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

Two teenage boys idle away a seemingly ordinary afternoon, but as events stir up hidden feelings, confusion leads to the testing of boundaries.

Ammonite

Southeast Asian premiere

Southeast Asian premiere

Ammonite

28 Nov (Saturday) | 6:30pm | FG84 Dec (Friday) | 6:30pm | FG7

[Southeast Asian premiere]

In this period romance starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, each little gesture of desire carries immeasurable weight.

And They Roamed

World Premiere

World Premiere

And They Roamed

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

01 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

Two schoolgirls encounter the ghost of a former student in an abandoned school. Enlisting their help to pass into the afterlife, the ghost brings them around the building, reliving painful and joyous memories.

Aswang

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

Aswang

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 3:30pm | TPG + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

Aswang takes an unflinching look at the nightmarish reality in Duterte-era Philippines as monstrous terror is unleashed upon the urban poor.

Beginning

დასაწყისი

Beginning

დასაწყისი

27 Nov (Friday) | 6:30pm | FG704 Dec (Friday) | 6:30pm | FG3

This stellar, award-winning debut examines the extreme isolation of a woman’s suffering that is quiet, though no less acute.

Bình

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Bình

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

An alluring story of an alien in human form who arrives at the construction site of a colossal temple. His human encounters include a beguiling medium who has appeared in his dreams.

Brave Revolutionary Redubbed

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Brave Revolutionary Redubbed

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A close study of the cathartic final scene of Hindi box office hit Krantiveer (Brave Revolutionary), now a popular meme, reveals the instability of meaning and the power of one’s subjectivity.

Casting a Spell to Alter Reality

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Casting a Spell to Alter Reality

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

Using scenes from Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s Coming of Age’ trilogy, Pam Virada presents an entrancing, lyrical study of physical and psychological interiors shaped by spellbinding magic-realist stories.

Citizen Hustler

好公民

World Premiere

World Premiere

Citizen Hustler

好公民

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

05 December (Saturday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[World Premiere]

Work and welfare take many forms in this free-wheeling and unapologetically rowdy documentary centred on a used-goods trader.

Days

日子

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Days

日子

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

27 Nov (Friday) | 6:30pm | TPG2 Dec (Wednesday) | 9:30pm | TPG

[ Southeast Asian Premiere]

Tsai Ming-Liang returns to feature filmmaking with this tender, meditative portrait of two solitary men whose lives intersect briefly.

Death of Soldier

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Death of Soldier

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A montage featuring scenes of soldiers’ deaths in Vietnamese propaganda war films reveals striking similarities, highlighting their crass nationalist agenda.

Denise Ho: Becoming the Song

Denise Ho: Becoming the Song

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

20 Nov (Friday) | 8:00pm | Online

In this story of courage and finding one’s true voice, acclaimed Hong Kong singer Denise Ho searches for her identity.

Downstream to Kinshasa

En Route Pour Le Milliard

Asian Premiere

Asian Premiere

Downstream to Kinshasa

En Route Pour Le Milliard

3 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Asian Premiere]

Dieudo Hamadi’s latest documentary on the survivors of Congo’s Six-Day War is a triumphant show of the strength of the human spirit.

East Coast Park Lovers

World Premiere

World Premiere

East Coast Park Lovers

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

03 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

In this microcosm of the modern world, three couples, each at a different stage of their lives and relationship, face up to the conflicts of their differing cultures, backgrounds and beliefs.

Encore Screenings

Encore Screenings

01 Dec (Tuesday) | 1:00pm | FG301 Dec (Tuesday) | 4:00pm | FG3

Using scenes from Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s Coming of Age’ trilogy, Pam Virada presents an entrancing, lyrical study of physical and psychological interiors shaped by spellbinding magic-realist stories.

Estate

International Premiere

International Premiere

Estate

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[International Premiere]

A son looks after his dying father. Trapped together in the family home, old conflicts resurface while death approaches.

Faces Places

Visages Villages

Faces Places

Visages Villages

21 Nov (Saturday) | 8:00pm | Online

Iconic photographer/muralist JR strikes up an unlikely friendship with illustrious French New Wave filmmaker Agnès Varda as they embark on a tender, enchanting road trip through the French countryside.

Faraway My Shadow Wandered

World Premiere

World Premiere

Faraway My Shadow Wandered

28 Nov (Saturday) | 9:30pm | FG303 Dec (Thursday) | 9:30pm | FG7

[World Premiere]

A young man and a dancer, as well as choreography and reality, cross paths in a documentary that entangles as much as it explores.

Filipiñana

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Filipiñana

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

At a dream-like golf course on an idyllic day, Isabel, the new ‘tee girl’, struggles to understand her role on the greens, from social hierarchy to staving off her youthful curiosity.

First Cow

Southeast Asian premiere

Southeast Asian premiere

First Cow

5 Dec (Saturday) | 6:30pm | TPG + Online

[Southeast Asian premiere]

In Kelly Reichardt’s atypical Western, two outcasts strike an unlikely entrepreneurial friendship in 19th-century Oregon.

Flower Shadow Serenade

花影小夜曲

Asian Premiere

Asian Premiere

Flower Shadow Serenade

花影小夜曲

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

01 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[Asian Premiere]

In this ode to memory and loss, a familiar song leads a grandmother’s spirit back to her family during the Chinese ghost month.

Gagarine

Southeast Asian premiere

Southeast Asian premiere

Gagarine

29 Nov (Sunday) | 6:30pm | FG7 + Online30 Nov (Monday) | 6:30pm | FG3

[Southeast Asian premiere]

In this moving magic-realist tale, a teenage boy copes with the loss of his beloved community and home with gravity-defying means.

Genus Pan

Lahi, Hayop

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Genus Pan

Lahi, Hayop

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A haunting fable about myths and violence, Genus Pan charts humanity’s dark impulses through a gold miner’s tragic homecoming.

Ghost Like Us

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Ghost Like Us

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A multilayered, haunted film that invokes the spectres of Indonesian horror cinema to examine the othering of people on the peripheries.

Her Five Lives

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Her Five Lives

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

The modern history of Uzbekistan is told through its cinematic history, focusing on the evolution of female heroine archetypes in Uzbek films.

Here is Not There

这里不是那里

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

Here is Not There

这里不是那里

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

Against the stillness of the graveyard shift, two lovers reflect on the transitory lives they lead in Singapore. They wrestle with the inevitability of their fates, unwilling to give in.

Here We Are

Here We Are

27 Nov (Friday) | 9:30pm | FG7 + Online

An uplifting drama about a father’s love for his son and the difficulties of letting go.

Holding On, Letting Go

释怀

World Premiere

World Premiere

Holding On, Letting Go

释怀

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

03 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

After the death of her beloved grandmother, Ting struggles to cope with the loss, unsure of the lively funeral rituals. But, beneath strong appearances, everyone copes with grief differently.

How To Die Young in Manila

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

How To Die Young in Manila

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

An allegory for distraction, a teenage boy roams Manila looking for an anonymous hookup. The men he eyes end up dead, and he must now find his true desire.

Identifying Features

Sin Señas Particulares

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Identifying Features

Sin Señas Particulares

30 Nov (Monday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online04 Dec (Friday) | 3:30pm | OT

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

In Mexico’s northern frontier region, lyrical and horrific moments follow a mother who knows no bounds in finding her missing son.

Irani Bag

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Irani Bag

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

In post-revolutionary Iranian cinema, the humble bag is often deployed as a surrogate for human touch, sometimes to hilarious effect.

Judy Free

International Premiere

International Premiere

Judy Free

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[International Premiere]

An impressionistic child’s-eye view from Judy, of the hope, longing, disruption and disappointment experienced by the families of migrant workers like hers during their infrequent reunions.

Keep Rolling

好好拍電影

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Keep Rolling

好好拍電影

29 Nov (Sunday) | 3:30pm | FG3 + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

Brimming with life and humour, Keep Rolling is a warm and richly humane portrait of celebrated Hong Kong filmmaker Ann Hui.

Malmkrog

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Malmkrog

27 Nov (Friday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A period chamber drama that challenges the existence of absolutes—even death.

Milestone

Meel Patthar

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

Milestone

Meel Patthar

29 Nov (Sunday) | 6:30pm | FG302 Dec (Wednesday) | 6:30pm | FG7

[Singapore Premiere]

Facing obsolescence, a stoic truck driver tries to retain control of his life in this gritty take on what it means to become one’s work.

My Brother

Mera Bhai

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

My Brother

Mera Bhai

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

03 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

Ram reluctantly becomes a brother figure to a young and helpless boy, both undocumented workers. Living in such intense precarity, mutual support might be the only way to survive.

New Order

Nuevo orden

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

New Order

Nuevo orden

30 Nov (Monday) | 9:30pm | FG74 Dec (Friday) | 9:30pm | FG3

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

In this taut dystopian thriller, a posh wedding is interrupted by unwelcome guests who seek to destabilise the current social order in Mexico.

Newborn

World Premiere

World Premiere

Newborn

26 Nov (Thursday) | 7:00pm | Shaw Lido26 Nov (Thursday) | 8:00pm | Shaw Lido

[World Premiere]

A teenager struggles to care for her newborn in the wake of her mother’s disappearance.

Night of the Kings

La Nuit Des Rois

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Night of the Kings

La Nuit Des Rois

4 Dec (Friday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

The condemned do not go gently into the good night, fighting with their stories instead, in this kinetic and dizzying thriller.

No Love For The Young

Tiada Cinta Selama Muda

World Premiere

World Premiere

No Love For The Young

Tiada Cinta Selama Muda

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

30 Nov (Monday) | 6:30pm | FG7 + Online

[World Premiere]

Poetry, movement and theatre are fused in this lyrical experiment to express the ineffable feeling of being young in today’s Malaysia.

Nomadland

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Nomadland

28 Nov (Saturday) | 9:30pm | FG328 Nov (Saturday) | 9:30pm | FG704 Dec (Friday) | 7:00pm | FG8

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

In this graceful portrait of nomadism, Chloé Zhao challenges the romanticism of American freedom against a forced life on the road.

Not My Mother’s Baking

不是我妈妈的烘焙

World Premiere

World Premiere

Not My Mother’s Baking

不是我妈妈的烘焙

28 Nov (Saturday) | 3:30pm | FG304 Dec (Friday) | 9:30pm | FG7

[World Premiere]

An unexpected romance between a Malay Muslim woman and a Chinese man whose parents run a roast pork stall.

Nursery Rhymes

童谣

World Premiere

World Premiere

Nursery Rhymes

童谣

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

03 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

Drawing inspiration from his memories of his grandmothers, Michael Kam imagines their childhood spent under different imperialist rule.

People on Sunday

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

People on Sunday

29 November (Sunday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

In this homage to Menschen am Sonntag (1930), the watchful surveillance of the camera captures the paradox of actors trying to relax while working, revealing the artificiality of the moving image.

Ploy

World Premiere

World Premiere

Ploy

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

2 Dec (Wednesday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[World Premiere]

Narratives of migrant workers’ experiences in Singapore are stitched together in a documentary that is not afraid to play with form.

Pulang

季後風

International Premiere

International Premiere

Pulang

季後風

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[International Premiere]

Yao-Wei takes his girlfriend home to Malaysia for the first time. In the midst of a monsoon, he tries to find the right time to tell his parents of his engagement.

Red Aninsri; Or, Tiptoeing on the Still Trembling Berlin Wall

Aninsri daeng อนินทรีย์แดง

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

Red Aninsri; Or, Tiptoeing on the Still Trembling Berlin Wall

Aninsri daeng อนินทรีย์แดง

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

In an undercover spy mission, a transgender woman disguises as a masculine man to lure a student activist, only to fall in love.

Reminiscences

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Reminiscences

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

With his father, grandfather and uncles involved in Burmese cinema in one way or another, Maung Okkar’s family history is inextricably entwined with Myanmar’s film history.

Rocketship

Asian Premiere

Asian Premiere

Rocketship

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[Asian Premiere]

Ten-year-old Samuel takes it upon himself to save his parents’ marriage by recreating a precious shared memory.

Saudade

World Premiere

World Premiere

Saudade

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

01 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

Narrated in Kristang, a critically endangered creole language of Portuguese Eurasians, Saudade reimagines rituals of early Eurasian kampongs to tell a story of loss and displacement.

Saved by the Party-state

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Saved by the Party-state

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

Maja Korbecka offers a sharp, feminist analysis of two Chinese films made during different turning points in China’s history, both dealing with Mao’s campaign to ‘re-educate’ former sex workers.

Sementara

World Premiere

World Premiere

Sementara

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 9:30pm | OT + online

[World Premiere]

Sementara casts a nonjudgmental eye on the anxieties of disparate individuals who call Singapore home.

Sexy Sushi

セクシーな寿司

Asian Premiere

Asian Premiere

Sexy Sushi

セクシーな寿司

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

01 Dec (Tuesday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[Asian Premiere]

Life on a conveyor belt seems great for Sushi and his Topping friends. But as he begins to contemplate his existence, Sushi wonders if there's more to life than pimping himself out to savage consumers.

Silk

World Premiere

World Premiere

Silk

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

03 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

A dutiful son struggles to reunite his fractured family as they deal with his ailing father’s condition. However, the shocking discovery of a family secret threatens to undermine his efforts.

Slalom

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Slalom

30 Nov (Monday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A tense, compelling drama of sexual abuse in the world of high-performance sports.

Spirit Film

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Spirit Film

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 9:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

Using archival footage, Raya Martin resurrects the fraught history of Philippine film, which leads us to wonder about the future of cinema—as the film asks, “How do we watch movies without cinema?”

Sunrise in My Mind

ថ្ងៃរះក្នុងចិត្ត (Tngaireah knong chet)

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Sunrise in My Mind

ថ្ងៃរះក្នុងចិត្ត (Tngaireah knong chet)

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A young beautician working late at night in a salon tentatively gives in to her desires for a young delivery driver who cruises the streets of Phnom Penh on his motorbike.

Tellurian Drama

World Premiere

World Premiere

Tellurian Drama

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[World Premiere]

A docufiction that investigates alternative Indonesian histories through a rumination of colonial ruins, the role of technology, and the invisible power of indigenous ancestry.

The Cloud in Her Room

她房间里的云

Southeast Asain Premiere

Southeast Asain Premiere

The Cloud in Her Room

她房间里的云

28 Nov (Saturday) | 6:30pm | FG305 Dec (Saturday) | 3:30pm | FG7

[Southeast Asain Premiere]

A young woman returns to her hometown where she connects with the old, the new, the city and herself.

The Cup

World Premiere

World Premiere

The Cup

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 3:30pm | OT + Online

[World Premiere]

Moving through the rhythms of the day, man, as an organism, needs water, sunlight, rest—and a nice cup of coffee— but not without a few mishaps.

The Salt in Our Waters

Nonajoler Kabbo

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

The Salt in Our Waters

Nonajoler Kabbo

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 6:30pm | TPG + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

A sculptor from the city visits a remote coastal village in Bangladesh where he faces challenges to his world views and beliefs.

The Shepherdess and the Seven Songs

Laila aur satt geet

The Shepherdess and the Seven Songs

Laila aur satt geet

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

A lyrical tale of the circumstances of a young woman from a nomadic tribe doubles as a timely comment on the tense Kashmiri situation today.

The Smell of Coffee

Asian Premiere

Asian Premiere

The Smell of Coffee

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[Asian Premiere]

In the wake of his grandfather’s passing, Raga accompanies his grieving grandmother. A faint yet familiar smell piques his curiosity, leading him on a journey of self-discovery in the fading apartment.

The Truffle Hunters

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

The Truffle Hunters

29 Nov (Sunday) | 9:30pm | TPG3 Dec (Thursday) | 9:30pm | TPG

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

Old-timers and their canine friends go on perilous journeys for elusive truffles in this insightful and sumptuous documentary.

The Unseen River

Giòng Sông Không Nhìn Thấy

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

The Unseen River

Giòng Sông Không Nhìn Thấy

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

28 Nov (Saturday) | 1:30pm | OT + online

[Singapore Premiere]

Along the Mekong River, a woman reunites with her ex-lover at a hydroelectric plant. Meanwhile, a young man travels downstream to a temple in search of a cure for his insomnia.

The Wasteland

Dashte Khamoush

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

The Wasteland

Dashte Khamoush

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

03 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | FG7 + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

In this bleak study of human agency, a brick factory and its community fall apart in quiet desolation.

The Woman Who Ran

도망친 여자

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

The Woman Who Ran

도망친 여자

1 Dec (Tuesday) | 9:30pm | FG35 Dec (Saturday) | 6:30pm | FG3

[Singapore Premiere]

Continuing in his signature of repetition and difference, Korean auteur Hong Sang-Soo’s latest focuses on women’s interactions, revealing undercurrents of ambivalence.

Tiong Bahru Social Club

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Tiong Bahru Social Club

26 Nov (Thursday) | 7:00pm | Shaw Lido26 Nov (Thursday) | 8:00pm | Shaw Lido

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

Wes Anderson meets Black Mirror in this light-hearted satirical comedy that questions the construct of happiness in Singapore.

To Calm the Pig Inside

Ang Pagpakalma sa Unos

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

To Calm the Pig Inside

Ang Pagpakalma sa Unos

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

29 Nov (Sunday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

Myths and memories meet in this contemplation of a typhoon’s devastation on a seaside city.

True Mothers

朝が来る

True Mothers

朝が来る

29 Nov (Sunday) | 9:30pm | FG72 Dec (Wednesday) | 6:30pm | FG3

A subtle yet electrifying mystery drama that sensitively deconstructs the ideal of a nuclear family.

Veins of the World

Die Adern der Welt

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Veins of the World

Die Adern der Welt

5 Dec (Saturday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

A young boy must decide between supporting his family or honoring his father’s traditions in this gentle and uplifting Mongolian drama.

Watermelon Please

World Premiere

World Premiere

Watermelon Please

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

03 Dec (Thursday) | 6:30pm | FG3 + Online

[World Premiere]

How does one change after having stared death in the face? In this hand-drawn animated short, a man’s love for watermelon becomes the catalyst for introspection.

Wife of A Spy

スパイの妻

Wife of A Spy

スパイの妻

3 Dec (Thursday) | 9:30pm | FG75 Dec (Saturday) | 3:30pm | FG3

After stumbling across an alarming national secret, a Japanese businessman and his wife embark on a treacherous journey to bring this discovery to light.

Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine

Chico ventana también quisiera tener un submarino

Southeast Asian Premiere

Southeast Asian Premiere

Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine

Chico ventana también quisiera tener un submarino

2 Dec (Wednesday) | 10:00pm | OT + Online

[Southeast Asian Premiere]

In this poetic, magic-realist film, a portal is a chance for connections—but only if we embrace the unknown.

Yellow Cat

Zheltaya Koshka

World Premiere

World Premiere

Yellow Cat

Zheltaya Koshka

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

5 Dec (Saturday) | 1:30pm | OT + Online

[World Premiere]

A girl and a gun may be all you need to make movies, but it takes a lot more to open a cinema in the Kazakh steppes, it seems.

You and I

Singapore Premiere

Singapore Premiere

You and I

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

2 Dec (Wednesday) | 6:30pm | OT + Online

[Singapore Premiere]

Meeting in their youth as political detainees, Kaminah and Kusdalini embark on a lifelong journey together, supporting each other through the challenges of growing old.