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March 2007

Independent made-in-Singapore film Cages has become the first film in Asia to have its TV rights purchased by the Hallmark Channel. This means that it will be broadcast to an audience of approximately 20 million viewers in 24 Asian countries — a great chance for a Singapore film, and images of Singapore, to be seen by a wider audience!

Now into its second year, the Panasonic-MDA Digital Film Fiesta celebrates the newly crowned winners in the definite High-Definition Short Films and National Scriptwriting Competition. The event was held at the National Museum Gallery Theatre which has, since its inception, fast become the heart of Singapore film and film heritage.

The 20th Singapore International Film Festival will be running from April 18-30. Tickets have been on sale since 20 March 2007. Our nation is represented by three films:

In a nutshell Single mother Ali is forced to seek shelter for herself and her blind son Jonah with her estranged father Tan, who abandoned her as a child. Jonah and Tan begin to forge a new relationship, but the unresolved issues of the past are not so easily pushed aside.

A big thank-you to everyone who came out for the Sinema screening last night! It was our best turnout yet and the 120 of you really packed the place, despite the unseasonal monsoon-like downpour.