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Silver Films – Singapore Silver Shorts

When:

Fri Sep 1 2017, 7:30pm

Where: Golden Village Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard #03-373 Suntec City Mall, City Hall, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Public: $6.00
  • Senior Citizen Concession - 55 and above: $3.00

Listed by: Latest

Silver Films presents a curated selection of heartwarming and touching films on living life to the fullest and holding our loved ones close to us. Tickets available at Golden Village via Golden Village website or from ticketing counters from 17 Aug onwards.

Singapore Silver Shorts consist of Eva Tang’s The Veiled Willow, Rebecca Ng’s After Taste, Png Zhen Yu’s A Day’s Reunion and two new commissions—Happy To See You Too by Yee Chang Kang and Rayqal by Sufyan Sam’an—that will make their world premiere at the festival. You will get to watch all five shorts in one screening, approximate runtime is 90mins.

Happy To See You Too
Commissioned for Silver Arts 2017
By Yee Chang Kang

2017 | 10–20 mins│Drama/Comedy│In Cantonese with English and Chinese subtitles

50 years is a long time. Two long-lost friends become re-acquainted after a chance encounter at the neighbourhood clinic. All told in a light-hearted manner, we hear snippets of their lives and catch a glimpse of their feisty characters—of how they were all young once.

Rayqal
Commissioned for Silver Arts 2017
By Sufyan Sam’an

2017 | 10–20mins │Drama/Music│In Malay and English with English subtitles

Rayqal is determined to make his musical dreams come true. However, his bad temper leaves him without a band to play with for a highly-anticipated competition. In a stroke of luck, he discovers his grandfather was once the frontman of a band.

After Taste
By Rebecca Ng

2016│Drama│20min│In Mandarin, English and Cantonese with English and Chinese subtitles

None of Dennis' relatives realise that the porridge he cooks is taught to him by Ah Ping, a popular porridge seller whom the family patronised loyally till the shop closed. As Dennis observes them bustling about during tomb-sweeping, he recalls the connection to his Ah-Ma through porridge-making.

A Day’s Reunion
By Png Zhen Yu

2017│Drama│12mins│In Mandarin with English subtitles

Having gotten off work early, Yi-De, a blue-collared worker, decides to go back home to visit his family. A home where he has not been back for a while.

A Day’s Reunion premiered at the Cannes Short Film Corner 2017.

The Veiled Willow
By Eva Tang

2017│Drama│22mins│In Cantonese with English and Chinese subtitles

Chef Tam is leaving the household to work in a restaurant. Only the loyal maid-servant Sister Lau is left to take care of Second Grandma, who is faced with loneliness after her family has moved out. It is her wish for Sister Lau to marry Tam. Unfortunately, theirs is a generation who carry the burden of unspoken heartaches to themselves.