SJ50 Film Festival (Gallery Session 1, 21 Oct 2016, Friday) (location changed to B1 Auditorium)

Venue relocated to B1 Auditoirum from 1F Gallery!


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 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, Gallery session 1 (location changed to B1 Auditorium)

Dates: 21 (Fri) October 2016

Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Venue: Asian Civilisation Museum, Comtemporary Gallery 1F (location changed to B1 Auditorium)

Tickets: Free with $5 (refundable) for advance registration
Please come to our booth at the venue before 6:50pm, 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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Eyes (まなざし)
- Drama (PG)

Director: Akihiro Toda
Length: 21min 41sec
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English
Completed date: 2015

Yu, who is working to become a photographer in Tokyo, returned to her home at Kushiro, Hokkaido for the first time after her father passed away. Like the familiar streets she knows, Her mother, Keiko did not change a bit. However, as she looks through the finder of her camera, it shows a view that was different from the ones she has in her memories. Even to this moment, Yu has not accepted the death of her father. However, after realizing the love from the family, and people around, she and her mother finally accepted that her father's depth and move on with their lives. This is a story that took place at the end of Winter at Kushiro, Hokkaido, a story about Yu who tried to hid her lost, and her mother, Keiko's memories of her beloved husband.

Sek Fan (Never Let Him Go)
-Drama (PG)

Director: Leroy Lim
Country: Singapore
Length: 14mins 47secs
Language: Cantonese
Subtitle: English, Japanese
Completed date: 2015

Lee Lan, an elderly housewife in denial, is forced to confront the harsh reality of her husband’s death by her workaholic son.

- Drama (PG)

Director: Keiya Ando
Country: Japan
Length: 5min 37s
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English, Japanese
Completion: 2015

A young man and a young lady were caught in a sudden downpour, and both went to take shelter under the same roof. From there, a story begins to tell.

-Documentary (PG)

Director: Grace Chew
Country: Vietnam, Singapore
Length: 20min 40sec
Language: Vietnamese
Subtitle: English
Completed date: 2014

Destiny tells the story of three Vietnamese ladies, who hold the power to change their destiny, as they actively seek for their partner in a foreign country. They believe that fate will lead them to their destined partner. Through in-depth interviews with the ladies, family members and the matchmaker, the documentary reveals the ladies’ inner hopes, fears and aspirations, and how marrying to Singapore can help improve their families’ standards of living. Through the ladies’ narration, audiences witness the reality of the struggles and hardships the ladies face in search of a better future. The film depicts the lives of the girls through the hometowns that they grew up in and their interactions with family members. The ladies envision a new life in Singapore as they embark on a journey in search of their future partner.

For more detail please visit our webpage: SJ50 Film Festival

For enquiries, kindly email: hi@reddotcinema.com

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Fri Oct 21, 2016
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Asian Civilisation Museum
Gallery session 1 (refundable), 21 Oct 7:00pm~8:00pm SOLD OUT $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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