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Out of the greater than 1,500 works submitted from 90 international locations, 21 can be screened through the single-night event.

One of them is Bigman Businessman from Singaporean Clarisse Chua, now a pupil of character animation on the California Institute of the Arts. In this light satire of workplace life, Bigman’s outsized physique doesn’t cease him from working in a company constructed for normal-sized folks, however can he take care of the ostracism?

In the drama What Has To Be from director and animator Jerrold Chong, a pair take care of the loss of life of their firstborn baby, whilst they await the beginning of their second.

Cartoons Underground, now in its seventh 12 months, is billed as Singapore’s largest impartial animation pageant.

WHERE: Kult Kafe, 11 Upper Wilkie Road MRT: Little India/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Oct 27, 6pm ADMISSION: Free, with registration, go to


Among the function movies at this horror-themed event is Mom And Dad (M18, 83 minutes). A wierd frequency rings out within the neighbourhood. A father and mom lose their minds and now need their youngsters dead. In truth, all mother and father inside vary of the vibration need to do the identical to their youngsters.

This 2017 black comedy stars Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair as mother and father Brent and Kendall, a pleasant suburban couple who really feel the necessity to turn into childless once more – within the quickest manner attainable.

WHERE: Cathay Cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN:Today until Oct 28, varied occasions ADMISSION: $13 INFO:


In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, exhibitions that includes tribal peoples had been all the fad in Europe and the United States.

One of those “human zoo” reveals is the topic of Bontoc Eulogy (NC16, 1995, 57 minutes), which places a deal with how members of the Bontoc Igorot tribe within the Philippines had been proven on the 1904 World’s Fair in St Louis, Missouri.

Director Marlon Fuentes is a descendant of 1 man who was taken there and makes use of stay and found footage to inform the story of his ancestor, who by no means returned home.

Painting With Light is introduced by the National Gallery Singapore.

WHERE: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew’s Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Oct 28, varied occasions ADMISSION: $10 a ticket from the Gallery and Sistic (name 6348-5555 or go to INFO:

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