Women Make Film

Kicking off this showcase in International Women's Month in March 2019 - don't miss this year-long 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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Tom Hanks is Mister Rogers in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, a genuine story about how kindness and mindfulness triumphs over cynicism—made at a time when we seem to need it the most. Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

Drama

AntigoneM18

In partnership with the High Commission of Canada in Singapore

*Toronto International Film Festival Winner - Best Canadian Feature Film

*Canada's official submission for Best International Feature category for 2020 Oscars

Critically acclaimed Québécois filmmaker Sophie Deraspe’s provocative and timely adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy of the same name reimagines the story of a woman’s quest for justice as a commentary on the immigrant experience in contemporary Montreal.

Documentaries

#Female PleasureR21

Five cultures, five women, one story.

#FEMALE PLEASURE embarks on a journey to discover the remaining obstacles that stand in the way of female sexuality in the 21st century.

ComedyDrama

Emma.PG

CLUELESS gets a period update by Man Booker Prize-winner (screenplay writer) Eleanor Catton. Emma Woodhouse is the beta version of tinder, whose good intentions but poor matchmaking skills brings everyone on an Austen-sibly Wilde ride.

Documentaries

For SamaNC16

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.

Documentaries

Half the PicturePG13

HALF THE PICTURE celebrates the groundbreaking work of female film directors and investigates the systemic discrimination that has, for decades, denied opportunities to far too many talented women in Hollywood.

14 March screening will have a post-show talk featuring local women filmmakers/producers and their experiences in the industry - TBA panellists.

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

A powerful, consciousness-raising love story of a couple on the run. Directed by Grammy Award-winning Melina Matsoukas, a visionary director of some of this generation’s most powerful pop-culture experiences, including Beyonce’s ‘Formation’ music video and starring Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya.

ComedyDrama

THE FAREWELLPG

2020 Golden Globe winner - Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy, Awkwafina

2020 Independent Spirit Awards winner - Best Feature Film, Best Supporting Female (Zhao Shuzhen)

A fake wedding masks an uncomfortable truth - and a painful farewell.

Love in a time of tyranny: this stunning animation directed by the two-woman team of Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec chronicles life under the Taliban, and bravely doesn’t shy away from either brutality or hope.