SFS Talkies @ GV Suntec: Singapore Silver Shorts 2017 (PG)
*This screening will be followed by a post-screening dialogue with selected filmmakers of the short films.
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Dir. Sufyan Sam’an
2017 | 18 mins | In Malay and English with English subtitles | PG
Rayqal is determined to make his musical dreams come true. However, his bad temper leaves him without a band to play with for a highly-anticipated competition. In a stroke of luck, he discovers his grandfather was once the frontman of a band.
About the Director: Sufyan Sam’an’s short films “Child” and “Unspoken” have garnered several awards, and his most recent film, “The Red Packet”, also won Overall Best Film at the ciNE65 competition.
After Taste 回味
Dir. Rebecca Ng
2016 | 20 mins | In Mandarin, Cantonese and English with English and Chinese subtitles | G
None of Dennis’ relatives realises that the porridge he cooks is taught to him by Ah Ping, a popular porridge seller whom the family patronised loyally till the shop closed. As Dennis observes them bustling about during tomb-sweeping, he recalls the connection to his Ah-Ma through porridge-making.
About the Director: Recently graduated from Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University, Rebecca continues to hone her craft of storytelling through films.
The Veiled Willow 柳影袈裟
Dir. Eva Tang
2017 | 22 mins | In Cantonese with English and Chinese subtitles | PG
Chef Tam is leaving the household to work in a restaurant. Only the loyal maid-servant Sister Lau is left to take care of Second Grandma, who is faced with loneliness after her family has moved out. It is her wish for Sister Lau to marry Tam. Unfortunately, theirs is a generation who carry the burden of unspoken heartaches to themselves.
About the Director: Eva Tang is the co-director of two popular documentaries “Old Places” (2010) and “Old Romances” (2012) that reminisce the disappearing memories in Singapore. “The Songs We Sang” (2015) is her debut feature documentary, setting a new box-office record for independent documentary.
A Day’s Reunion 圆
Dir. Png Zhen Yu
2017 | 12 mins | In Mandarin with English subtitles | PG
Having got off work early, Yi-De, a blue-collared worker, decides to go back home to visit his family. A home where he has not been back for a while. “A Day’s Reunion” premiered at the Cannes Short Film Corner 2017.
About the Director: Zhen Yu is a film student from Nanyang Technological University’s School of Art, Design and Media and has created works such as “Mobile Love Van”, which attained Gold for Directing at the Crowbar Awards 2013, and “Inland”, which won Best Sound Design at cINE65 III in 2015.
Happy To See You Too 死了 走了 不见了
Dir. Yee Chang Kang
2017 | 18 mins | In Cantonese and Mandarin with English and Chinese subtitles | PG
50 years is a long time. Two long-lost friends become re-acquainted after a chance encounter at the neighbourhood clinic. All told in a light-hearted manner, we hear snippets of their lives and catch a glimpse of their feisty characters—of how they were all young once.
About the Director: Chang Kang is an award-winning commercial film director who directed The Loners’ Trilogy.
Admission for SFS members with valid Individual Membership or Reel Card. You may bring up to 2 guests if you hold a SFS Reel Card. No tickets will be sold. Our booth will open 30 mins before the screening time at the venue for ticket collection. SFS reserves the right to release uncollected tickets to walk-in members who do not have a ticket 5 mins before the start of the screening.
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