Over 90 films from 40 countries, Onscreen presents an eclectic mix of glamour, entertainment and film art.
One feature plus three commissioned short films from Southeast Asia representing the spirit of SGIFF: a place where film lovers celebrate cinema.
Red carpet premieres of the most anticipated and most talked about films that will give everyone a slice of festival experience.
18 bold new short films coming out of Southeast Asia that epitomise the future of film: inventive, refreshing and forward-looking. Not to be missed.
Nine unique and exciting stories put forth by Asian filmmakers presenting their first to third features; just what the Festival champions.
The latest independent features and shorts showcasing the dynamism and talent in Singaporean filmmaking, and the stories closest to home.
Presenting new works by renowned auteurs and future visionaries, this section charts the most exciting developments shaping Asia’s film landscape.
Compelling stories with distinctive perspectives from both celebrated and emerging names; those making essential contributions to world cinema.
The wild, the weird and the crazy: midnight screenings of the best in action, horror, fantasy and thriller cinema.
A curated section exploring themes inspired by this year’s programme that will elicit reflection and discussion of contemporary cinema.
Experience two of the greatest Asian films on the big screen by revisiting a modern gem and delighting in the legacy of cinema.
New this year, this section offers an insight into the creative minds at work in the film world, through their films and in person.
Masterclass and talks by filmmakers, actors and industry experts with insight into the creative processes that bring personal visions to screen.
- Panel Discussions
- In Conversation sessions
Development programmes and outreach projects for upcoming filmmakers and future film critics as SGIFF nurtures future talent and film appreciation.
- Southeast Asian Film Lab
- Southeast Asian Producers Network
- Film Fund
- Youth Jury & Critics Programme
- Travelling Waves
- Film Immersion Programme
- New Waves
In the lead up to the Festival, a series of pre-festival events are lined up to warm you up for the film galore that awaits.
- Moonlight Cinema
- Nature’s Playground
- Naiise Iconic x SGIFF: &