Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition

Shortlisted HSFC 2016 Films

A showcase of short films on Singapore Heritage, the competition aims to nurture a new generation of young filmmakers, producing a documentation of our collective history, preserved for the future generations on moving images.

PRESERVING ART

PRESERVING ART

By Rise Pictures

Semi-practitioner Madam Lee Swee Har recollects the good old days of Chinese Opera in Singapore and explains what drove it to its current state.
CURRY FISH HEAD

CURRY FISH HEAD

By Hommade Animation

The film tells a story of a girl in the midst of ever changing landscape of Singapore from late 60’s to present day.
TRANSCEND IN HERITAGE

TRANSCEND IN HERITAGE

By Team DKX

This documentary takes us inside the world of a few Chinese shadow puppetry enthusiasts, Benjamin Ho (Founder of Paper Monkey Theatre) and his crew, as they embark on a journey to revive this dying art form.
SINGAPORE ICONS IN POP CULTURE

SINGAPORE ICONS IN POP CULTURE

By Humble Productions

In recent years, entrepreneurs have started producing handicrafts, household items, fashion statements out of cultural icons that are easily recognised by Singaporeans. Are Singaporeans popularising its culture, without realising it?
RETROSPECTION

RETROSPECTION

By Shutter Speed Crew

Retrospection is a documentary depicting photography as a popular mass culture. It focuses on capturing photographs to store precious memories from the eyes of two individuals and highlighting experiences from the past.
Cassette

CASSETTE 卡带

By Cassette

Do you have any memory trigger? What happens when it fails you? A man tries to get his cassette tapes and recorder to work. Recalling how people used to make and exchange mix tapes.
THE OLD VOICES

THE OLD VOICES

By Blacspice Films

Distressed over his loss, the old man becomes like a child who loses its ice-cream. To make the old man feel better, what the actor does puts a smile not only on the old man’s face but on yours too.
ART OF SINGAPORE

ART OF SINGAPORE

By Project Unsung Heroes

The documentary explores the life of Mr Ang Hao Sai, the last movie poster painter in Singapore. We trace his journey as an artist and a pioneer, delving into his work – a tribute to the history of Singapore that captures poignant moments.