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SJ50 Film Festival is a non-profit project to celebrate Singapore and Japan’s 50 years of diplomatic relations by showcasing short films from both Singapore and Japan. This is to promote better understanding of both countries, and to encourage Singaporean and Japanese young film makers to have more exchanges through networking, learning, and collaboration. SJ50FF screenings will be held in both Singapore and Tokyo.
SJ50 Film Festival (28 Oct 2016, Fri) River Room session 3
SJ50 Film Festival is supported by Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Tokyo and Kyoto Prefecture, in recognition as a project to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations
SJ50 Film Festival: (28 Oct 2016, Friday) River Room session 3
Dates: 28 (Fri) October 2016
Time: 9:30pm to 10:30pm
Venue: Asian Civilisation Museum, River Room 2F
Tickets: Free with $5 (refundable) for advance registration
Please come to our booth at the venue before 8:00pm, we will cancel your booking, and $5 will be refunded to you. For late comers or no-show, there will be no refunded.
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Director: Daniel Yam
Length: 7min 30sec
Subtitle: English, Japanese
Completed date: 2013
A son confronts the resentment towards his father only to realize the true intentions that turn his life around. This boy never saw his dad as an inspiration. Until he found out his big secret.
Beneath The Spikes (PG13)
Director: Rishiikanthan S/O Vijayahkumar
Length: 8min 25secs
Language: English, Tamil
Completed date: 2015
School: Singapore Polytechnic
Four years ago, Hari found out that his second son Sharvin will be born premature and may not survive the ordeal. Hari turned to the Hindu deity Lord Murugan, and made a vow. If his son makes it home without harm, Hari will carry a Kavadi – a portable altar attached to the devotee with over 100 body piercings – in thanksgiving to Lord Murugan. Beneath The Spikes follows Hari as he fulfills his religious vow by carrying a Kavadi in the Hindu festival, Panguni Uthiram.
The Tsunami and The Cherry Blossom
Director: Lucy Walker
Length: 40min 04secs
Completed date: 2011
Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan's recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins. A stunning visual poem about the ephemeral nature of life and the healing power of Japan's most beloved flower.
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Fri Oct 28, 2016
9:30 PM - 10:30 PM SGT
9:30 PM - 10:30 PM SGT
- Asian Civilisation Museum
River Room session 3 (refundable), 28 Oct 9:30pm~10:30pm $5.00
- Venue Address
- Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555 Singapore
The ACM is a 5-minute walk from Raffles Place MRT station (Exit H). Drivers can reach the ACM via a road behind Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, off Fullerton Road near Anderson Bridge.
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