Singapore Chinese Film Festival Returns For The 5th Edition! 第五届新加坡华语电影节

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28 Apr 2017

 Singapore Chinese Film Festival Returns For The 5th Edition! 第五届新加坡华语电影节

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In Singapore Chinese Film Festival (SCFF) 2017, we are proud to be screening 45 films from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Malaysia from 28 April to 7 May 2017. In addition to the growing diversity and scale of our programme, our fans and audience reach have grown. Indeed, last year we saw a record attendance of more than 5,500 with 22 sold out screenings! Our family of organising committee members, volunteers and partners has also been growing steadily. This theme on family is fortuitously reflected in many of our film selections for SCFF2017. 

Our Opening Film this year is the Hong Kong production Mad World, about a son (Shawn Yue) who returns home to live with his estranged father (Eric Tsang) after being released from mental hospital. The film won Best New Director for Wong Chun and Best Supporting Actress for Elaine Jin at the 53rd Golden Horse Awards, Best Actor for Eric Tsang at the Malaysian Golden Global Awards. 

We have selected the 1930's silent film classic Love and Duty as our Closing Film as a reference to last year's Closing Film Centre Stage and to pay tribute to screen goddess Ruan Lingyu's legacy in Chinese Cinema. 

Head over to our website for the full programme listing. We hope that you will relish the films we have selected for this fifth edition of SCFF. To all of our fans, partners and supporters: thank you for being a part of the SCFF family and we hope that you will continue this journey with us for the next five years- and beyond!




第五届新加坡华语电影节

新跃社科大学新跃中华学术中心和新加坡电影协会携手合办的第五届“新加坡华语电影节”将于4月28日至5月7日举行。今年的电影节共精选了45部影片,将通过 “华夏风情画” 、 “纪录片视角” 、 “华流短片展” 和 “经典修复版” 四个单元呈现给大家。

今年的开幕片是获得第三十六届香港金像奖最佳男配角、最佳女配角、新晋导演;第五十三届金马奖最佳新导演、最佳女配角;第二十三届香港电影评论学会大奖最佳导演、最佳编剧、推荐电影的《一念无明》。

去年我们选择了关锦鹏导演、张曼玉主演的《阮玲玉》作为闭幕片。今年则以阮玲玉在1931年所主演的默片经典《恋爱与义务》,作为本届电影节闭幕。让这两届的闭幕片相互之间有个小小的呼应。

经过了几年的磨合,加上支持电影节的机构、单位、志工,以及观众,我们已经扩大为年年相聚一起看华语电影的大家庭了。对电影节这个家庭的成员而言,今年是个里程碑,因为我们五岁了! 今年电影节海报也不再如往年般以剧照为主,改以中文的“五”字来标示我们的成长。并以此向新加坡华语电影节这个大家庭中的每一位成员说一声:祝我们生日快乐!​

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