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Short Films Collection

SHORT FILMS COLLECTION

MULTIPLE DIRECTORS | 2016 | PG13 | 120 mins | English & Others  |  29 Oct 9.00 PM

SYNOPSIS

This year, Singapore World International Film Festival, brings to you a collection of 14 best short films from all around the world.

Immerse yourself in the world tour travelling through UK, Spain, Hong Kong, Canada, Japan, China, Netherlands and Singapore.

From Drama to Documentary to Musical to Animation, this will be an all-in-one experience like never before!

All short films are stitched into one continuous screening.

SHORT FILMS SUMMARY LIST (Each film ranges from 1 min to 17 mins)

Best ManAbout how stupid can the person be.

The Fischer Enquiry (UK): The journey of a curious opportunist ends with a life-changing decision; a decision that will affect us all. An eco-noir reality-check… which path do you choose?

Missed Call (UK): Alan and Mirjana, both 80 years old and separated by more than 3.000 miles, are forced to love each other through a computer screen

Faustine (HK): A high-profile international arbitrator must decide if she is willing to pay the ultimate price, by completing a pact with her mentor, in exchange for the power to decide the fate of nations.

Passion Letterpress (Canada): No words, Just music. Short film about Passion Letterpress. 

Tuck me in (Spain): Alex asks his father to tuck him in, but that’s not the only thing he asks for.

MARSHLAND 釧路湿原 (Japan): Film about nature 

Summer Park (China): After the death of her parents, 17-year-old Summer takes to stealing as an outlet for her harsh life. She finds solace in the company of Park, a good-hearted teenager who obsessively records conversations on a tape-recorder, and the pair go on a wild adventure through the outskirts of Beijing.

Father’s Day (Spain): Two children gift their father a very special day, with no responsibilities nor tasks to do.

Any Help Will Help (Netherlands): A man gives five dollars to a man on the street who seems to need help.

No Regret (Singapore): A music video about the pursuit of a musician and the conflict with his father.

The Violin (Singapore): In this animated short film, an old violin graces different stages of Singapore over 80 years, its music bearing witness to a young country’s transformation – from the bustling 1930s to the dark days of the Japanese Occupation, followed by the political awakening in the 60s that led to its independence and finally, present day.

The Beautiful Ya’an (China): The mysterious Tibetan villages and snow mountains in Ya’an stand at an altitude of over 4,000 meters, where the film crew have to bear the pain caused by altitude sickness in order to complete filming. 

Shooter (Canada): Whether it be on a medium format Hasselblad or a simple compact camera, John Lennie can be found shooting in the streets of Toronto.