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19 Feb - 27 Apr 2016 at Level 8, National Library Building.
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A heritage of Asian Cinema
In Focus
Sunshine Singapore by Rajendra Gour

Duration: 8 mins
Year: 1968-72
Synopsis: This silent film features the sights of sunny Singapore set to music. The film captures the hopes of the young filmmaker and the beauty of a young nation, tempered by the familiarity of daily life.


A Labour of Love - The Housewife by Rajendra Gour

Duration: 18 mins
Year: 1974
Synopsis: This short film examines the role of the Asian woman within the realm of the home and the family, in particular the role of the housewife. It features the boundless work that a housewife has to accomplish in a day in order to run a smooth household, and to care for her husband and children. The film is an early feminist take at the misconception of the non-economic value of the stay-at-home mother and wife, whose contribution to society is often underrated.
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