Singapore Shorts ’18

13th July 2018 — 15th July 2018
Friday — Sunday


National Museum of Singapore

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SINGAPORE SHORTS ’18 is the inaugural edition of an annual showcase celebrating the best and the most promising local short films. A critical platform for excellence and diverse thought in moving images, the selection is overseen by a panel of respected professionals across Singapore’s film industry. Alongside screenings of the selected cinematic works, the programme will also feature post-screening discussions with the filmmakers, dedicated reviews from critics and a special section of older titles from the Asian Film Archive’s collection.

Date: 13 – 15 July 2018
Venue: Gallery Theatre, National Museum of Singapore


Singapore Day/Night: Selections from the Asian Film Archive Collection
Curated by Chew Tee Pao

Selection Panel for Official Selection:

Chew Tee Pao
(Archivist, Asian Film Archive)

Leong Puiyee
(Manager, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film)

Low Zu Boon
(Independent Film Programmer)

Dinesh Pasrasurum
(Assistant Director, Singapore Film Commission)

Sam I-shan
(Curator, National Gallery Singapore)


Writings for Singapore Shorts ’18:

Notes from a Sunny Island by Yang Yanxuan Vicki
In response to Singapore Day/Night: Selections from the Asian Film Archive Collection

Beyond Loss: Between Us Two, Away and Inspirational Ghost by Filzah Yahaya

Money, Money, Money, Must be Funny: CA$H and Damaged on the Inside by Tanvi Rajvanshi

Voices From Land and Sea: Between Pudukkottai and Singapore – Poems by N Rengarajan and Row by Tanvi Rajvanshi

Pure Love: White Carnations and The Parchment by Jamie Lee

Growing Pains: Melodi and Blue in D-Flat Major by Jamie Lee

Not Childish, Just Playful: 5 Rehearsals of a Wedding, 5 Trees and Shelf Life by Joshua Ng


Singapore Shorts ’18 is free to attend with registration. Register and find out more about the programme line-up at

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