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3 Japanese Animation Directors to Visit Singapore on 17 Sep!

By Flora  /  13 Sep 2016 (Tuesday)
Film Still from 'Land', by Masanobu Hiraoka

Three Japanese animation directors - Masanobu Hiraoka, Eri Kawaguchi and Asami Ike will be presenting their animated films at the National Museum of Singapore, as part of the inaugural 'Anime-Asean' festival. They will be joined with works by Singaporean animation directors.

In conjunction with the Japanese Film Festival, key works by Japanese and Singaporean animation artists will be screened for one afternoon only at the National Museum of Singapore on Saturday, 17 September 2016. In addition to the screening, there will be a roundtable discussion that will examine the state of independent animation in both Japan and Singapore. 

Screening Programme - Brutally Honest: New Wave of Japan and Singapore Animation
Date: 17 September 2016, Saturday
Time: 11:30 am
Venue: National Museum of Singapore Gallery Theatre, Basement 1
Ticket Pricing: Free

A screening of 13 short animations from Japan and Singapore, followed by a Q&A session with the Japanese directors - Eri Kawaguchi, Asami Ike and Masanobu Hiraoka, and local animation directors.

Flower and Steam / Eri Kawaguchi
The Tiger of 142B / Harry and Henry Zhuang
Datum Point / Ryo Orikasa
A Brief History of Time / Davier Yoon and Joshua Tan
Ways of Seeing / Jerrold Chong
Land / Masanobu Hiraoka
Downtown / Kapie Eipak
The Last Drop / Srinivas Bhakta
L’OEil du Cyclone / Masanobu Hiraoka
The Great Escape / Tan Wei Keong
The Cloudy Dog Talk About / Asami Ike
Wild Wild Ham / Eri Kawaguchi

Film Still from 'Flower and Steam', by Eri Kawaguchi

(Find out more about the Japanese Film Festival!)

ANIME-ASEAN is an independent animation festival supported by The Japan Foundation. Through screenings, lectures and workshops, this festival strives to widen the knowledge of independent animation culture, cultivate public interest and create platforms for local artists.
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