Screening the Transient

  • August 29, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Saturday
  • FilmGarde at Bugis+


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Screening the Transient is a salon session designed to critically examine the recurrent trend of migration themes embedded in Singapore cinema and beyond. With socio-political, cultural and geographical alterations creating movements and anxieties in the real world, films are able to act as a respondent and a window of reflection at this state of “destabilization”. With the capacity of immortalizing the transient and documenting the people in transit, what are the motivations, strategies and concerns of filmmakers as they screen through their subjects and exhibit them onto screens?

The event is supported by Filmgarde Cineplex.






2:30pm – 3:00pm

Screening of DAHDI (2014, Kirsten Tan)

Screening clip from FLUID BOUNDARIES

(2014, Mun Jeonghyun, Vladimir Todorovic and Daniel Rudi Haryanto)

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Panel Discussion with Audience A&A





Chew Yi Wei (Film Academic and Educator)

Vladimir Todorovic (Filmmaker and Educator)

Kirsten Tan (Filmmaker)

Jolovan Wham (Social Worker and Executive Director of HOME)



Thong Kay Wee, Outreach Officer of AFA


About Reframe:

An initiative by the Asian Film Archive, Reframe is a series that aims to bring together diverse audiences and the film community at large through an innovative range of programmes, encouraging dialogue and examining topics surrounding cinema and the moving image.

By asking the hard questions and re-looking at trends and issues critically, the series will construct meaningful frameworks that bring forth multi-perspective viewpoints and an increased appreciation of film and culture.


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