Representing Cityscapes in Film
GROUP REGISTRATION (4 participants or more):
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
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
*Early Bird Special (by 21 May 2014) (price incl. lunch): $95
Regular Registration (by 30 May 2014) (price incl. lunch): $115
*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
and return it via email (firstname.lastname@example.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.
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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