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Top 5 Singapore Film Festivals

5 Singapore Film Festivals you Need to Attend.

When it comes to Singapore film festivals, they have something for all ages and tastes because of their proud heritage of multiculturalism, so what are you waiting for? Choose one of these events and grab your ticket today.

1. Cartoons Underground: Asia’s Independent Animation Festival

Cartoons Underground

Location:

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11 Upper Wilkie Road

Singapore 228120

Contact:

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This special film festival is nothing but adult-only cartoons in a relaxed, fun atmosphere where you can meet the filmmakers. The gathering celebrates over 50 years of adult-friendly, underground, edgy animations. The top award is the Golden Durian for Best Animation. Special events include Women in Focus and Best Student Film From Singapore. The only way you can get in is to make a donation, which supports the event and makes it possible. Some of the selected screenings include films such as The Light and For Lorn, with many of the selections hand-drawn. As the festival stresses, no children are allowed, as the films contain mature themes.

2. Singapore International Film Festival

Singapore International Film Festival

Location:

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Contact:

[email protected]

65 6292 3100

An offshoot of the Singapore Media Festival, this festival lauds the best films Singapore has to offer, with selections like Wet Season, the second film by Anthony Chen. This event holds Q&A’s, discussion panels, networking opportunities, meet-and-greets with the producers, directors, actors, and writers, not to mention awards and prizes for various competitions and Best-Of categories.

3. The French Film Festival

French Film Festival

Location:

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Contact:

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If you favor festivals within a festival, there are many to be found at the Singapore film festival. At this event is the French Film Festival, where sometimes only a single film is screened. An example would be The Shiny Shrimps.

4. The Latin American Film Festival At The Arts House

Latin America Film Festival

Location:

1 Old Parliament Lane

Singapore 179429

Contact:

https://m.me/laffsingapore

The Latin American Film Festival is a Singapore event that exhibits films with a Latin viewpoint, like Elsa and Fred, which is about a mismatched couple who find each other late in life and follow their dreams. Most of the Latin-based films have English subtitles.

5. Avid Readers (For Ages 6 and Up)

Avid Readers

Location:

National Gallery Singapore

1 St Andrew’s Rd

Singapore 178957

Contact:

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This is a public mini festival hosted by Big Eyes, Big Minds—Singapore International Film Festival and Singapore Writers Festival. This event, which merges books, reading, and literature with film, and where the National Gallery Singapore screens 6 short films for young audiences. The interesting part is, each film is based on a book, or is about a book. This idea strives to make the connection between books and film in a mutually supportive way. An example of the kinds of films-based-on books that are shown is the award-winning Lost and Found.

When it comes to Singapore film festivals, they have something for all ages and tastes because of their proud heritage of multiculturalism, so what are you waiting for? Choose one of these events and grab your ticket today.

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