Four screenings happened in Sep. Three of Sherman’s films: Memories of a Burning Tree, Tickets and When the End of Winter Is Almost Spring (international premiere) were showcased at the Montreal World Film Festival 2010, ranked 5th in the world in terms of audience attendance. White Days by Lei Yuan Bin was also screened as part of the Singapore Film Festival in Melbourne.
In Oct, you can catch the following screenings if you are in Tokyo, Hawaii, Berlin, Mumbai and Jihlava. We are most glad to hear from our audience. So if you happened to have watched any of our films and would like to share your thoughts, please write to us!
1. Memories of a Burning Tree by Sherman Ong and Red Dragonflies by Liao Jiekai will compete for the Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film Award at the 23rd Tokyo International Film Festival.
10/23 12:00pm Cinemart Roppongi SCREEN1 (Director in attendance)
10/26 16:15 TOHO CINEMAS ROPPONGI HILLS SCREEN2 (Director in attendance)
10/26 11:00am TOHO CINEMAS ROPPONGI HILLS SCREEN1 (Director and actress in attendance)
10/29 19:50 Cinemart Roppongi SCREEN1 (Director and actress in attendance)
2. Red Dragonflies by Liao Jiekai and Tickets (short film) by Sherman Ong will screen at the 30th Hawaii International Film Festival.
20 Oct 5:30 PM Dole Cannery A
15 Oct 5:30 PM Dole Cannery E
3. White Days by Lei Yuan Bin will compete for the Green Chilies Awards at the Asian Hot Shots Berlin (20-24th Oct 2010). (Director in attendance)
One Day In June (short film) by Daniel Hui will screen together with White Days. Mickey and Peep by Wesley Leon Aroozoo will also screen in the Singapore Hot Shots Programme and the Experimental Shorts Programme respectively.
Yuan Bin and Wesley’s attendance at the Asian Hot Shots Berlin is supported by the Singapore Film Commission Travel Assistance Programme.
4. Memories of a Burning Tree by Sherman Ong will compete in the World Cinema section at the 12th Mumbai International Film Festival (21-28 October 2010).
5. Kissing Faces and Maybe She Loves Everyone will both screen at the 1st Doi Saket International Film Festival in Chiangmai from the 23rd-30th October.
6. Flooding in the Time of Drought by Sherman Ong will screen at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic (26-31 Oct 2010).
Red Dragonflies have been selected to the 29th Vancouver International Film Festival! It will be screened in the Dragons and Tigers section, alongside fellow Singaporean feature, Boo Junfeng’s Sandcastle. Congratulations Jiekai!
This lyrical first film, elusively beautiful and tinged with abstraction, heralds Liao Jiekai as a major new voice in Singaporean indie cinema.
Here are the screening dates and times:
Saturday October 2nd 1.30pm – Pacific Cinematheque
Monday October 4th 6.00pm – Empire Granville 7 Th 5
The latest 13 Little Pictures feature – I Have Loved by Lai Weijie and Elizabeth Wijaya – has wrapped production in Siem Reap. It is currently undergoing post-production. Here are some stills to whet your appetite!