HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 28TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The growth and potential of independent cinema in Asia has been steadily rising over the years. The 28thSingapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), which runs from 23 November to 3 December 2017, will extend an open invitation to be engaged in the future of cinema. As the leading international film platform in Southeast Asia and part of the annual Singapore Media Festival (SMF), SGIFF is set to showcase a diverse spread of films that stood out in the past one year. Immerse in the ever-vibrant film scene with 18 world premieres, 17 international premieres and six Asian premieres.Tickets can be purchased here.
The festival will recognise contributions by veterans in Asian cinema – Garin Nugroho and Koji Yakusho – while spotlighting talents of tomorrow at the Silver Screen Awards held at Marina Bay Sands. Tweleveregional commissioners and producers will also gather, as part of the inaugural Southeast Asian Producer’s Network, to chart the future of collaborative filmmaking in the region.