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FILM: Ocean’s 8 DIRECTOR: Gary Ross YEAR: 2018 SYNOPSIS: Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting — that’s how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it’s going to take — a team of the best people in the field, starting with …

FILM: Waiting Room DIRECTOR: Nicole Midori Woodford SYNOPSIS: Waiting Room tells the story of Tommy Yu, a man who opens up his life and home to help those who are all alone in their last hours. The film is a poetic reflection on death, and friendship. It shows the human …

FILM: Ali Baba DIRECTOR: Randy Ang SYNOPSIS: In 1997, journalist Augustine Pang broke the news of an illegal immigrant left for dead by his employer in the forested areas of Singapore. In a time when stories on migrant workers were still largely untold, journalists challenged the conventions in the newsroom. …

FILM: One At A Time DIRECTOR: Daniel Yam SYNOPSIS: After being asked to retire at 86, Teresa Hsu continued her charity work, and founded Heart to Heart Service. This film brings to life one of Singapore’s most iconic givers and charts the turning points that shaped her relentless spirit of …

FILM: Buddy DIRECTOR: Jason Lee SYNOPSIS: Hidayat is an 8-year-old boy tasked to be a buddy to his classmate, Tam, and finds that he is frightened by Tam’s erratic behaviour. But Tam’s parents and teachers merely dismiss him as reclusive. Hidayat learns to accept Tam as different and tries to …

FILM: The Mercy DIRECTOR: James Marsh YEAR: 2018 SYNOPSIS: The haunting true story of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and …