Bitesize: Understanding Singapore Cinema by The Asian Film Archive
The Asian Film Archive is conducting a talk that explores the origins of Singapore Cinema along with the artistic and cultural achievements of key Singapore filmmakers. Learn about the origins of Singapore Cinema and how it was revived in the last 20 years after a decline in the 1970s.
Tan Bee Thiam, film curator and executive director of Asian Film Archive will discuss the development of cinema in Singapore and examine its national identity.
What are the artistic and cultural achievements of key Singapore filmmakers? Relating these to our present day, what is the relevance of national cinema in an increasingly cosmopolitan and globalised society?
Come and experience an opportunity to discover the value of our film heritage!
DATE: 19 June 2010, Saturday
VENUE: Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
Bitesize is a series of talks and workshops that introduces various aspects of the arts to the general public. Held once a month and conducted by industry professionals, Bitesize is aimed at beginners of all ages and enables them to speak with arts practitioners up close to find out more about their work and specific art forms.