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Finalists of Silver Screen Singapore Shorts @ Substation

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As part of the 20th Singapore International Film festival, The substation is showing the Singapore shorts finalists on 30th April 2007(which is today) at The Substation Theatre at 8.00pm.

For more information on other films, please visit http://www.filmfest.org.sg/
Finalists include:

A tribute to Andy Warhol’s 1963 film of the same title.
Director: X’Ho
Duration: 14 mins
Year: 2006
Rating: PG

Conversation(Tan Xin)
Kang, an elderly man who stays alone in an old and worn-out, one-room flat, writes to his son everyday but never gets a reply. Recovering from a stroke, he is assigned a young nurse named Xin who takes care of him. One morning when Kang receives his son’s letter from Xin, his life takes a turn.
Director: Tia Quah
Duration: 14 mins
Year: 2006
Rating: PG

A world-within-world story, Fonzi is a tale of a movie character who, like Pinocchio, wants to be a real person. Except Fonzi takes it one step further, and believes herself real when she is not. And, unlike Pinocchio, (who had Disney and magic), Fonzi can never be real.
Director: Tan Keng In Kirsten
Duration: 24 mins
Year: 2006
Rating: PG

Katong Fugue
A son, who has a hidden life, and a mother who is desperately trying to reach out.
Director: Boo Junfeng
Duration: 10 mins
Year: 2006
Rating: PG

A man dissatisfied with a white cube for a head, decides to give it up immediately for a fanciful one in the name of self-improvement, only to find himself unwillingly dealing with the consequence. Using stop-motion animation, this short tale brings across the message that while change is easy, changing back is harder.
Director: Tan Wei Keong
Duration: 2 mins
Year: 2006
Rating: PG

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