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[Screenings / Dialogue Session] The Arts House Presents: House Party
25 March 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 26 March 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The House Party is an annual celebration organised by The Arts House where artists, writers and musicians come together to share stories that inspire their being and their work. This year we highlight the various literary expressions across artistic genres through an eclectic range of events by Singapore artists.
From a poetic musical dialogue curated by Young Artist Award winner Marc Nair, a photo exhibition by local photographers Liana Yang and Lavender Chang, a showcase of Asian stories by master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran, to jazz and chamber music performances curated by Aya Sekine and violinist Loh Jun Hong respectively, come join us to celebrate our artists.
Screening | 25 & 26 Mar | 12pm – 5pm (Films loop at the start of every hour) | Screening Room | Free admission
View a selection of winning films from the Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition (HSFC) 2016 that shine a light on the artistic and cultural practices that subsist on the fringes of memory in Singapore.
Singapore Icons in Pop Culture
Director: Gwendolin Mah / 2016 / Singapore / 10min / Rating: PG
Director: Nurul Farhana Bte Mohd Zaidi / 2016 / Singapore / 6min 45sec / Rating: PG
Transcend In Heritage
Director: Ong Wei Ting / 2014 / Singapore / 8min 30sec / Mandarin and English with English subtitles / Rating: PG
Curry Fish Head
Director: Srinivas Bhakta / 2014 / Singapore / 6min 45sec / Tamil with English subtitles / Rating: PG
Director: Chee Wei Teck / 2016 / Singapore / 1min 58sec/ Mandarin with English subtitles / Rating: PG
Director: Jordan Low / 2014 / Singapore / 10min 51sec / Mandarin with English subtitles / Rating: PG
The Old Voice
Director: Saleem Hadi / 2016 / Singapore / 8mins / Tamil with English subtitles / Rating: PG
The Art of Singapore
Director: Eileen Chong / 2016 / Singapore / 4min 41sec / Mandarin, Hokkien with English subtitles / Rating: PG
Post-show dialogue with Eileen Chong, Director, The Art of Singapore
Dialogue | 25 Mar | 3pm – 4pm | Screening Room | Free with registration | REGISTER HERE
Discover from Eileen Chong, the director of The Art of Singapore, on how she worked to uncover the story of one of Singapore’s last movie poster painters. Chong is also the founder of Project Unsung Heroes, which documents ordinary people with extraordinary acts of kindness. The Art of Singapore is the winner of HSFC 2016. The session is moderated by David Lee, vice chairman of the Singapore Film Society.
Post-show dialogue with Saleem Hadi, Director, The Old Voice
Dialogue | 26 Mar | 3pm – 4pm | Screening Room | Free with registration | REGISTER HERE
Learn more about the genre of radio dramas in Singapore and how director Saleem Hadi found inspiration for his film The Old Voice, which was awarded first runner-up in HSFC 2016. Saleem is an accomplished film director who has garnered many accolades, including the 2008 Cannes Distinguished Community Documentary Award. The session is moderated by Chew Keng Kiat, marketing manager of the Singapore Film Society and project manager of the HSFC.
For more information of the House Party, visit here.
Date: 25 – 26 March, Saturday & Sunday
Time: 12pm – 5pm (Films loop at the start of every hour)
Venue: The Arts House, Screening Room
Tickets: Free Admission. Pre-registration required for Post-Show Dialogue.
Register via Peatix here.
Occupying the almost 200-year-old building that was Singapore’s first Parliament House, The Arts House has played an active role in the Singapore arts and creative scene. The House promotes and presents multidisciplinary programmes and festivals such as literary arts, film, performing and visual arts.
The Arts House is run and managed by Arts House Limited (AHL). AHL also presents the Singapore International Festival of Arts, and manages Goodman Arts Centre and Aliwal Arts Centre.