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Educators' Workshop
Representing Cityscapes in Film
Workshop Description: How is Singapore represented as a city in films? This workshop will take a look at the various dimensions of a city such as - its quirks, forgotten spaces and people, its urbanisation and the environment, socialspatial relations, architecture, and transportation. Through the use of film clips, educators will gain insight on how Singapore is represented as a city and discuss the issues related to such representations. Comparisons to other Southeast Asian and international cities will also be made.

This course is catered for educators teaching the Humanities such as English, Literature, Social Studies, Geography, General Paper and other subject matters like National Education, and Visual/Media Communication.

Instructor: Chew Yi Wei is completing her PhD dissertation on film and the Chinese Diaspora at the National University of Singapore. She is the recipient of the Graduate Students Teaching Award (2011) and has presented articles at film conferences. She has taught undergraduate modules on Cultural Studies, Theatre and Film. Currently, Yiwei teaches Literature at the School of the Arts, Singapore.

Date: 03 June 2014 (Tues)

Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Venue: MPH, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre

6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-88 The Central, Singapore 059817


GROUP REGISTRATION (4 participants or more):
*Early Bird Special (by 21 May 2014) (price incl. lunch): $95
Regular Registration (by 30 May 2014) (price incl. lunch): $115

INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION:
*Early Bird Special (by 21 May 2014) (price incl. lunch): $120
Regular Registration (by 30 May 2014) (price incl. lunch):$140

To register, please complete the registration form and return it via email (info@asianfilmarchive.org) or fax (6543 1643).
Register by 21 May 2014 to qualify for the early bird discount!
An acknowledgement email will be sent upon confirmation of registration.

Email: info@asianfilmarchive.org
Tel: 6777 3243
Fax: 6543 1643
Contact Person: Chew Tee Pao

Payment can be made by cheque (payable to Asian Film Archive) or GIRO within 30 days after the workshop. A penalty of the full cost of the workshop(s) will be imposed on participants who registered but did not attend the workshop(s).

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