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.
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
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
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
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?
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.
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
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
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.