SINGAPORE UNBOUND - A Singapore Cinema Showcase
Singaporean filmmakers present a rare collection of films traversing Singapore film history from independence onwards.
Tue 22 Sept, 6pm
Saint Jack (Peter Bogdanovich, Singapore, 1979, 112min)
Jack Flowers (Ben Gazzara) is an American hustler trying to make his fortune in 1970s Singapore through small time pimping. Best Film, Venice Film Festival 1979.
Preceded by A La Folie (Sanif Olek, 2009, 12 mins)
Wed 23 Sept, 6pm
Snakeskin (Daniel Hui, Singapore/Portugal, 2014, 105 mins)
It is the year 2066, and the sole survivor of an enigmatic cult recounts his country's traumatic history. Special Jury Prize, Torino IFF 2014.
Preceded by Gourmet Baby (Sandi Tan, 2001, 14 mins)
Thu 24 Sept, 6pm
The Naked DJ (Kan Lume, Singapore, 2014, 82 mins)
Chris Ho (X’Ho) a veteran Singapore DJ known for his acerbic wit and tattoos travels to China for the first time to reflect on his Chinese (Singapore) roots. Best Asian Feature, Jogja - Netpac Asian Film Festival 2014
Fri 25 Sept, 6pm
Faeryville (Merwyn Tzang, Singapore, 2015, 95 mins)
Set in an alternate universe, a college called FAERYVILLE, a group of teenage misfits struggle to make sense of their ‘purpose’ and become pranksters.
Preceded by Tanjong Rhu (Boo Junfeng), 2009, 19mins)
Sat 26 Sept, 6pm
Seven Letters (2015)
Singapore’s seven most illustrious filmmakers gather their talents to celebrate Singapore’s 50th year. Boo Junfeng, Eric Khoo, K Rajagopal, Jack Neo, Tan Pin Pin, Royston Tan and Kelvin Tong direct heartfelt ‘love letters’ to Singapore, capturing personal and poignant connections to the place they call home.
Followed by Closing Drinks on the balcony watching Sunsuper Riverfire.
Seven Letters Official Trailer
TAKE PART IN OUR FESTIVAL CONVERSATIONS
Join the Festival Conversation ‘Singapore Snapshot’. This commences Wednesday 9 September at 7:30pm at Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland. Entry is free.