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 Announcement Of The 6th Singapore Chinese Film Festival

Singapore Film Society (SFS) and Centre for Chinese Studies, Singapore University of Social Sciences (CCS@SUSS) are happy to announce the sixth edition of the Singapore Chinese Film Festival (SCFF2018) which will be held over 10 days from 27 April to 6 May at Golden Village Suntec City, Golden Village VivoCity, Capitol Theatre, The Projector, National Museum of Singapore and LASALLE College of the Arts. 

For our sixth edition, we present six inaugural experiences to our audiences, including:

  1. A documentary as the opening film (Manfei)
  2. A five-hour long documentary (Inmates)
  3. Animation Shorts showcase
  4. Package deals
  5. Screening of a Wuxia film (Brotherhood of Blades II)
  6. Screenings at two iconic landmarks - Capitol Theatre and The Projector

Our selection this year consists of 58 films in four main sections: Chinese Panorama (25 narrative feature films), Documentary Vision (12 documentaries), Chinese Shorts Showcase (17 short films) and a Tribute to Leslie Cheung (four classics).

Among the 58 films, a total of 44 will be making its Singapore Premiere, of which four will be presented in original Cantonese-dialogue for the first time in Singapore. We have also curated panel talks featuring international festival guests and local filmmakers.

Special Thanks

This year, SCFF has various sponsors and partners whose contributions have made this festival possible. Apart from the continued support from the Chinese Language & Culture Fund and Shaw Foundation, this year, Hong Leong Foundation, Taipei Business Association in Singapore, Taipei Representative Office in Singapore and CATCHPLAY ON DEMAND have also generously contributed to the festival.

As 楊麗貞 Daphne Yang, CEO, CATCHPLAY ON DEMAND says, “CATCHPLAY ON DEMAND is a Taiwan-based, international movie streaming service created by movie lovers who aim to inspire the world with the magic of movies. It is our great pleasure to work with the Singapore Chinese Film Festival this year to create a unique Chinese cultural experience for our viewers. CATCHPLAY ON DEMAND will continue to bring Chinese-language films to our platform to provide a cinematic experience that honors our cultural heritage."

Rendezvous Hotel Singapore continues to be our Official Hotel Partner for 2018. Mr Arthur Kiong, Chief Executive Officer, Far East Hospitality says, "As an arts-centric hotel, Rendezvous Hotel Singapore has always drawn inspiration from our surrounding arts and cultural district. We are strategically located within the art establishments that will host the film festival's screenings, providing the ideal convenience and comfort to our SCFF guests. We look forward to our partnership in welcoming and hosting SCFF 2018's guests."

For more information on latest programme updates, please visit: www.scff.sg  

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For more information, please contact: 

Singapore University of Social Sciences
Associate Professor Foo Tee Tuan
Director
Centre for Chinese Studies
Email: ttfoo@suss.edu.sg  

Singapore Film Society
David Lee (Mr)
Vice-Chairman
Email: david@singaporefilmsociety.com

Singapore Film Society
Sherman Ho (Mr)
Marketing Director
Email: sherman@singaporefilmsociety.com

Singapore University of Social Sciences 
Valerie Ng (Ms)
Senior PR Manager
Communications & Marketing
Email: valeriengww@suss.edu.sg

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About Singapore Film Society

Celebrating its 60th birthday this year, the Singapore Film Society (SFS) has collaborated with a wide range of partners from theatrical distribution, diplomatic missions, academic and cultural institutions to present the best of international cinema in Singapore. SFS is renowned and popular for its leading-edge programming and organizational skills in film festival management and marketing.

Some of our key events include the annual European Union Film Festival, Animation Nation Festival, and the Singapore Chinese Film Festival. The mission statement of the Singapore Film Society has been to promote film appreciation as art and entertainment, as we hope to bridge the gap between art house cinema and the commercial film industry.

About the Singapore University of Social Sciences

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is one of Singapore's six autonomous universities and its mission is to provide lifelong education that equips learners to serve society. Home to more than 15,000 students, SUSS provides an applied education that targets both fresh school leavers and adult learners, with a focus on the social sciences. It adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 70 degree programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking SUSS undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee loans and study loans. For more information on Singapore University of Social Sciences, please visit www.suss.edu.sg.

Annex
Summary of films and ticket information.