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[SCREENING & DIALOGUE] Singapore International Film Festival Presents NEW WAVES: EMERGING VOICES OF SOUTHEAST ASIA CINEMA
June 27 @ 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.
THE PONTIANAK RESIDES WITHIN: FEMININITY AS MONSTROSITY
27 June | Amanda Nell Eu in dialogue with Tania De Rozario
In media depictions of femininity, deviations from the norm often lead to the monstrous. In this session, under the auspices of their shared love for the Pontianak, we bring together two artists who have been embarking on creative detours from this trodden path.
Amanda Nell Eu is at the forefront of a new generation of Malaysian filmmakers. Tania De Rozario is an established artist from Singapore who has developed a multidisciplinary body of work that fuses concerns with gender, sexuality and the politics of art. In this session, they will discuss the creative potential of being from yet apart from oneâ€™s own culture, the outsider disposition during coming of age, female ghosts within Southeast Asian mythology â€“ and how these threads lead to feminist statements through art.
Short Film Screenings
â€¢ Spit (Malaysia, UK / 2002 / 10min)
â€¢ It’s Easier to Raise Cattle (Malaysia / 2017 / 18min / Rating: PG13 – Horror)
More information available here.
Date: 27 June 2018
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Venue: *SCAPE Gallery, Level 5, 2 Orchard Link
Tickets available via Peatix here.