Women Make Film

Kicking off this showcase for International Women's Day in March 2020 - don't miss this year-round series of films specially curated to give a shout out to all women making films under our 'Women Make Film' programme.

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Selma (Golshifteh Farahani), a psychoanalyst, deals with a cast of colourful new patients after returning home to Tunisia to open a practice. Director Manele Labidi opens a fascinating window into modern Tunisia at a crossroads, with a story of contrasts, contradictions and culture clashes, full of vitality and humour.

Presented in collaboration with Institut Français

With the support of the Embassy of France in Singapore.

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Based on a true story of a brave, resourceful young girl who leads a small band of orphans through Nazi-occupied France. A gripping and moving coming-of-age drama bristling with suspense and poignancy.

Documentaries

#Female PleasureR21

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Five cultures, five women, one story.

An empowering documentary that shows how some women are smashing the patriarchy, reclaiming their bodies and celebrating their sexuality without shame or suffering.

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When Ramin hid on a cargo ship leaving Turkey, he never expected to end up in Veracruz, Mexico by accident. Having escaped persecution as a young gay man in his home country, Iran, he suddenly finds himself far from everything he knows, living the life of an exile in this nostalgic, tropical port where his past and future are constantly confronted by new relationships and revivified desires.

Documentaries

For SamaNC16

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Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature

An intimate and compelling first-hand account of the Syrian war through the eyes of citizen-journalist and new mother Waad Al-Kateab.

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Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighbourhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of 3 free-spirited girls. As she falls further under their bravado and volatile energy, she begins making brave and foolish choices.

Directed by Céline Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire).

Presented in collaboration with Institut Français

With the support of the Embassy of France in Singapore.

AdventureAction Drama

MulanPG13

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No Mushu, no Cri-Kee, no songs about defeating the Hans, but instead we have Liu YiFei, Donnie Yen, Gong Li and Jet Li - guaranteeing the ACTION in this live action remake of Disney's beloved MULAN.

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Your body is your own. But is it really? Autumn discovers she is pregnant. Seeking help from Skylar, the only person she trusts, the two teenage girls make their way across state lines to New York in search of anonymity and a resolution - with whatever little means they have. Director Eliza Hitmann (Beach Rats) presents an intimate portrait of female friendship in a time of personal crisis.

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A ravishing celebration of female passion and desire - Girlhood director Céline Sciamma returns with a beautifully calibrated, incandescent romance between a painter and her subject.

Winner for Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at Cannes
Golden Globe Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

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Ana is haunted by hazy flashbacks of her sister's mysterious death. These painful memories reawaken when she moves back to her hometown, Tijuana, and into an apartment across her childhood home. She starts to spy on her new tenant Silvia, who desperately wants to buy the house, and their lives gradually intertwine - Don't miss this introspective dramatic thriller exploring memories, childhood loss and our capacity to overcome darkness.

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A determined young Saudi doctor's surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town's first female candidate.

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31 July to 30 Sep 2020

In the South of Italy, two adolescents, abused and damaged by life - Anna, whose father has been murdered and Basim, an immigrant orphan - try to regain their lost innocence and escape together towards a new start.