Film Screening in collaboration with Asian Film Archive

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Title

Film Screening in collaboration with Asian Film Archive

Description

Thu 21 May 2015
Wed 3 Jun 2015 Block 43 Malan Road, The Single Screen

Part I: DROUGHT – 92 mins | Colour | with English subtitles Language: Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Tagalog, Mandarin, German

Part II: FLOOD – 92 mins | Colour | with English subtitles Languages: Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Thai, Indonesian, Malay, Hokkien

NTU CCA Singapore will present a selection of films from the Asian Film Archive (AFA) with a focus on independent cinema from Southeast Asia. The launching session will feature the first part of Sherman Ong's film Flooding in the Time of Drought (Singapore, 2009). This docu-narrative fusion depicts the lives of foreign immigrants as they face an impending water crisis. Touching on issues as diverse as ethnic discrimination, ritual beliefs, World War II, and racial tensions in post-’97 riots Indonesia, the film explores how ingrained problems are transported along with migrant communities.

Coverage

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Short Description

NTU CCA Singapore will present a selection of films from the Asian Film Archive (AFA) with a focus on independent cinema from Southeast Asia. The launching session will feature the first part of Sherman Ong's film Flooding in the Time of Drought (Singapore, 2009).

Programme Type

Audience

General

Location

Onsite (CCA)

Collaboration

Yes

Commissioned Work

No

Education

No

Collection

Citation

“Film Screening in collaboration with Asian Film Archive,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed October 6, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4315.