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The 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) Returns this November!

By Flora  /  09 Sep 2016 (Friday)

Southeast Asia’s longest running film festival is back for its 27th edition this year, taking place from 23 November - 4 December 2016! Celebrate the stories of Asia, Southeast Asia, and the world as told through the art of film and the experience of cinema!

The Festival captivates 12,000 audience members annually with over 100 films from around the world. Through film screenings, post-show discussions, masterclasses and talks, discover universal themes and untold stories in the work of internationally acclaimed directors and Asia’s most promising filmmakers.

Founded in 1987, SGIFF has become an iconic event in the Singapore arts calendar, known for its dynamic programming and focus on groundbreaking Asian cinema for Singapore and the region.

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(Read what went down at the 26th SGIFF!)

Get immersed in the pulse of the Festival with over 100 films to choose from at eight venues across the city! The films are programmed into 10 main sections to suit a wide range of themes and interests. Lookout for the “Filmmaker-in-Attendance” mark to catch guest directors for an introduction or post-show discussion.

    • Festival Opening Film – Opens the 12-day festivities
    • Special Presentation – A gala showcase of the most talked about films from today’s leading filmmakers
    • Silver Screen Awards – nominated films in the Asian Feature Film Competition & Southeast Asian Short Film Competition
    • Singapore Panorama – The most talked about platform for the newest local films
    • Asian Vision – New works by both renowned auteurs and future visionaries of Asian cinema
    • Cinema Today – Established and upcoming international filmmakers in world cinema
    • Imagine – Experimental films and new possibilities of cinema
    • Classics – Canonical masterpieces and often overlooked gems of Asian and world cinema
    • Focus – Provides in-depth views of a selected filmmaker or country-in-focus
    • Tribute – A special tribute to the year’s Honorary Award recipient

Stay tuned to InCinemas.sg for the festival lineup in end October! 
Ticket Sales start on 28 October 2016.
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