On an unremarkable weekday afternoon, the film follows eight-year-old Dawn as she spends her birthday planning the perfect surprise, only to be surprised herself.
Chong Ya Hui
MEMOIRS OF 15
A poignant reflection of the power of memory and the rush of emotions accompanying the recollection of past experiences. A classroom once filled with vibrant energy is now hollow and lifeless as Jian revisits the classroom where he met his childhood sweetheart.
Seak Zhen Tsing
Ain, a 28-year-old full-time patient care assistant, struggles to find a work-life balance. Work
can be overwhelming for her on some days but there are days when working as a caregiver
brings joy to her life. After a long day of visitations, she always looks forward to her last
Chrysalis is an experimental film that shows the development of childhood trauma as one ages. It follows three sections of Lily’s life and her struggles to find happiness past it all, to eventually become an adult.
Azina Bte Abdul Nizar
While being interviewed for a documentary about her deceased celebrity friend, a woman gets suspicious when the interviewer’s questions start getting increasingly sinister.
OUT OF LOVE
At their first anniversary, a couple talks about their relationship only to realise that they have fallen out of love.
幾月幾日 HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE
After cooking a scrumptious meal for her family, Ah Ma endlessly waits for them to arrive until she realizes her innocent mistake.
A dementia stricken elderly man is disturbed by a mysterious chirping sound in his flat. With the emergence of a cricket, he finds himself in the forest where he finally embraces the shadows of his past.
Lee Si Min
karōshi(過労死) is a vast examination into the issue of overworking in contemporary society, the struggles that perpetuate the working class. All that is left is a lingering touch of urban loneliness. The film follows through with scenes of the everyday, the mundane, and the often overlooked aspects of daily life: drawing distinctions between an imagined utopia, and the true dystopian reality.
Lim Pei Yi