The Singapore International Film Festival
The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 28th edition from 23 November to 3 December 2017. As the largest and longest-running international film platform in Southeast Asia, SGIFF celebrates the stories of Asia, Southeast Asia and the world as told through the art of film and the experience of cinema.
With a focus on groundbreaking Asian cinema, SGIFF is known for its dynamic film programming and commitment to nurturing and championing local and regional talent. Its competition component, the Silver Screen Awards, brings together emerging filmmakers from Asia and Southeast Asia while paying tribute to acclaimed cinema legends.
Through film screenings, masterclasses, talks and post-show discussions with attending filmmakers, audiences can look forward to discovering universal themes, untold stories and independent cinema in the work of internationally acclaimed directors and Asia’s most promising filmmakers.
Its 28th edition will screen 112 feature and short films from 42 countries, across nine sections: Opening, Special Presentation, Silver Screen Awards, Singapore Panorama, Asian Vision, Cinema Today, Midnight Mayhem, Classics: Secret Spies Never Die!, Focus: Histories of Tomorrow – Indonesian Cinema After the New Order.
The Festival will take place at multiple screening venues including Marina Bay Sands, Capitol Theatre, Shaw Theatres Lido, National Museum of Singapore, National Gallery Singapore, Filmgarde Bugis+ and The Arts House.
November 24 (Friday) 11:00 am - December 3 (Sunday) 9:30 pm
various places around Singapore