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FADE IN / FADE OUT Screening Series
 
The Asian Film Archive and the National Library present FADE IN / FADE OUT, a film screening showcasing 4 local short films that explore new discoveries in all their varied forms.

Date: Saturday Feb 15, 2014
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM (including a post-screening discussion with the filmmakers)
Venue: Auditorium (Level 3), Tampines Regional Library
Free with registration
Tickets available at http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg/Programmes/Arts/52796/Short_Film_Screenings__Fade_In__Fade_Out.aspx

This programme is suitable for adults and youths aged 12 and above. Seats are limited. Please register at any e-kiosks or at http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg/Programmes/Arts.aspx. If the programme is fully registered and you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email your name and details to Sheerin_MUSTAPA@nlb.gov.sg under the title “Short Film Screening”.




PROGRAMME


GOOD MORNING 60 by Samantha Wee (15 mins, PG )



Peter Pang has just turned sixty and he is in a less than celebratory mood to spend the golden years ahead. A surprise encounter with Bhangra (a form of Indian dance) injects Peter with a newfound zest for life as he attempts to rekindle the passion between him and his wife.

ABOUT FILMMAKER | SAMANTHA WEE completed her degree in Film Studies at the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and returned to Singapore in 2008 to work in the local media industry. She has been involved in various productions, ranging from corporate videos to television dramas and info-tainment programmes. She wrote, directed, produced and edited Good Morning 60 in late 2008-early 2009.



BOY IN JOGJA by Kan Lume (4 mins, G )



A young boy travels to Indonesia during his school holidays with his uncle. He finds out in his own way, that there is more to life than homework.

ABOUT FILMMAKER | KAN LUME's debut feature The Art of Flirting won the Best ASEAN Feature at the Malaysian Video Awards in 2005. His second feature Solos was the first Singaporean film to compete in the AFI (American Film Institute) Festival and picked up the “Premio Nuovi Sguardi” Award at the Torino GLBT Film Festival. His fifth feature Liberta was awarded the Special Jury Prize at Cinema Digital Seoul in 2012. He was formerly director of several TV programmes for Singapore Mediacorp’s Channel 5, Channel 8 and Arts Central.



PASSENGER by Green Zeng (18 mins, PG )



A taxi driver picks up an old woman late in the night and joins her on an unexpected journey of remembrance and rediscovery.

ABOUT FILMMAKER | GREEN ZENG is a multi-disciplinary artist whose works encompass visual arts, theatre and film. He is the co-founder and creative director of Mirtillo Films, a film production company. His short films have been selected and screened at international film festivals, including Cannes Film Festival. Passenger received the Incentive Award at the Akira Kurosawa Memorial Short Film Competition in 2006. His works and practice revolves principally around the Singaporean life, as well as issues that relate to history and society.



DAI BAO by Yee Chang Kang (18 mins, PG )



A bao seller struggles with the banality of her job and finds delight in her ‘Dai Bao’, a handsome customer.

ABOUT FILMMAKER | YEE CHANG KANG is a film director with Shooting Gallery Asia (Singapore) and was awarded ‘Best Young Director’ in 2008 at the Phoenix Awards that honours top works produced in Asia for film, video and digital media. A television commercial that he directed for the Singapore University of Technology and Design won 'Best Viral' and 'Best Integrated' at Marketing Magazine's 'Agency Of The Year' Awards in 2012. His 2006 short film Dai Bao was a finalist in the Singapore Short Film Competition of the 18th Singapore International Film Festival.
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