Film Screenings in collaboration with the Asian Film Archive

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Title

Film Screenings in collaboration with the Asian Film Archive

Description

Sat 25 Jul 2015
Block 43 Malan Road, The Single Screen

This is the second screening session in collaboration with the Asian Film Archive (AFA) as a response to NTU CCA Singapore's yearlong framework, PLACE.LABOUR.CAPITAL. The Asian Film Archive was founded in 2005 with the mission to preserve and share the film heritage of Asia.

Punggok Rindukan Bulan (This Longing, 2008), Directed by Azharr Rudin
12.30pm - 2.30 pm|122 min|Malaysia|Malay with English subtitles

Punggok Rindukan Bulan, directly translated from Malay as "the owl misses the moon", is a reflection on longing. Set in the border town of Johor Bahru, Malaysia, the film focuses on a teenage boy and his father, who are faced with the sudden absence of a key female figure in their life.

Return to Burma (2011), Directed by Midi Z
7.30 pm - 9.00 pm|84 mins|Myanmar/Taiwanz|Mandarin/Burmese with English subtitles

The film focuses on the story of a Burmese labourer who has worked on construction in Taipei for 10 years. Changes in Myanmar prompt him to return with the ashes of his friend and co-worker who died in Taipei. Back in his home village he feels like a stranger in a foreign land with family, friends and neighbours living in poverty.

Date

2015-07-25

Coverage

Programme Item Type Metadata

Short Description

This is the second screening session in collaboration with the Asian Film Archive (AFA) as a response to NTU CCA Singapore's yearlong framework, PLACE.LABOUR.CAPITAL.

Programme Type

Audience

General

Location

Onsite (CCA)

Collaboration

Yes

Commissioned Work

No

Education

No

Collection

Citation

“Film Screenings in collaboration with the Asian Film Archive,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed November 27, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4311.