Singapore Heritage Short Films

CausewayEXchange is delighted to showcase eight of the finalist films from the Singapore Heritage short film competition 2016.  The competition aims to encourage young filmmakers to reconnect with their heritage by documenting aspects of Singapore’s heritage and culture to preserve them for future generations.

Date:  26 & 27 August
Time: 3.00pm
Venue: Yasmin at Kong Heng
Directly behind Container Hotel, 91 Jalan Sultan Yusuff, 30000 Ipoh
Fee:  Free with Registration (http://shsf.peatix.com)
RM3 at the door

The Old Voice 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.

The 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. The film is a nostalgic ode to the complexities and growth of Singapore through the eyes of an artist

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 recognized by Singaporeans. Are Singaporeans popularising its culture, without realising it?

Cassette 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.

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.

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 puppetery enthusiasts, Benjamin Ho (Founder of Paper Monkey Theatre) and his crew, as they embark on a journey to revive this dying art form

Preserving Art by Rise Pictures
Semi-practitioner Mdm Lee Swee Har recollects the good old days of Chinese Opera in Singapore and explains what drove it to its current state.