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When:

Thu Apr 17 2014, 7:00pm
Sun Apr 20 2014, 7:00pm

Where: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, City Hall, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $13.00
  • Senior: $11.00
  • SFS Members/UniSIM Members: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

The annual Singapore Chinese Film Festival 2014 新加坡华语电影节, organized by Singapore Film Society and SIM University, is back with an exciting lineup showcasing the best of Chinese cinema that is held concurrently at The Arts House, National Museum Cinematheque and Cathay Cineplex.

Singapore Chinese Film Festival 2014 is co-sponsored by Spotlight Taiwan Project (special patron Dr Samuel Yin) in collaboration with Taipei Representative Office in Singapore.

THE BUSY YOUNG PSYCHIC 神算
Director: Chen Ho-Yu
In Chinese & Hokkien with English subtitles \ PG
46th Golden Bell Awards Best Editing
Junya is able to communicate with the dead so she is always surrounded by people in need. However, what she really cares is whether that school baseball player likes her or not.

DOWNSTREAM 流放地 (PG)
Director: Zune Kwok
2013 \ Hong Kong \ 25min \ In Chinese with English subtitles \ PG
Best Director at 10th China Independent Film Festival
Ethnic Indian delivery van driver Peter Pan encounters a small accident at work. In order to repay the debt, he gets himself involved in a seemingly endless string of trouble.

WHEN THE COLD WIND BLOWS 当冷风吹起
Director: Chiang Wei Liang
2013 \ Singapore and Taiwan \ 20min \ In Chinese with English subtitles \ PG
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Hong Kong IFVA
After Singapore demilitarises its bases in Taiwan, a young Singaporean man and his lover must part ways. They spend an entire night together wandering aimlessly hoping to come closer to understanding their future. With only hours left the bond that renders their connection to each other is palpably severed.

BUTTER LAMP 酥油灯 (PG)
Director: Hu Wei
2013 \ China and France \ 15 min \ In Chinese with English subtitles \ PG
Best Short Film 50th Golden Horse Awards
Best Short Film Raindance Film Festival
A young photographer and his assistant made a suggestion to Tibetan nomads to photograph them. From diverse and more or less exotic backgrounds, families present themselves to the photographer. Through these shots, the photographer weaves unique links with the villagers.

ASHES 一线三星
Director: Ray Wu
2013 \ Taiwan \ 31min \ In Chinese & Hokkien with English subtitles \ PG13 - Some Coarse Language 些许粗俗语言
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
On Chinese New Year's Eve, three fire fighters are exhausted by the daily routines. When facing the pressure from the authorities and the public, what should they do?