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[SCREENING & DIALOGUE] Singapore International Film Festival Presents NEW WAVES: EMERGING VOICES OF SOUTHEAST ASIA CINEMA
May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
New Waves shines a spotlight on young filmmakers who are making waves through the archipelago, forming an emerging community within Southeast Asia. Join them in a film screening and dialogue with guest speakers from different disciplines, centered upon their unique and personal approaches to utilising film as a mode of expression. Come participate in these open dialogue sessions to find out more about this emerging community of filmmakers in anticipation of the 29th edition of the Singapore International Film Festival end-2018.
New Waves is a programme by the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), with Programme Partner *SCAPE and Festival Hotel ibis Singapore on Bencoolen. SGIFF is an event of the Singapore Media Festival.
SUSTAINABLE IDEALISM: REALITIES OF FILMMAKING
30 May 2018 | Don Aravind in dialogue with Andie Chen
Don Aravindâ€™s steady career exemplifies the endeavour of the working creative â€“ consistently making films for over ten years with an unwavering cultivation of his creative streak. He straddles both film and television with a keen understanding of both mediums, finding a balance that fuels his versatile oeuvre. Don has established himself as a go-to television director with extensive output over different channels; his short films present the everyday â€“ an en bloc debate, the struggles of family loss â€“ and are universally relatable in its explorations.
With seasoned actor Andie Chen, whose career in the commercial and independent realms mirror Donâ€™s, the two share candidly about the working realities of the film and television industries and the desire to sharpen themselves with each new artistic challenge.
Short Film Screenings
â€¢ Ren Shao (Thailand / 2012 / approx. 8min)
â€¢ Vote (Singapore / 2015 / 3min)
â€¢ Angel (Singapore / 2017 / 8 min / Rating: NC16 â€“ Some Coarse Language)
More information available here.
Date: 30 May 2018
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Venue: *SCAPE Gallery, Level 5, 2 Orchard Link
Tickets available via Peatix here.