It’s the nation’s 52nd birthday tomorrow and we can’t help but feel a sense of pride—the sort we feel when Singapore is put on the world stage. You know, that feeling we get when a local film makes waves not only here, but also overseas.
While we’ve always had a complicated history with the arts due to censorship laws and the like, there’s no denying that local films are making their mark here and abroad with their daring vision and alternate, experimental storylines. Here are some Singaporean films we’ve become known for that you should definitely catch if you haven’t already.
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Text: Natalya Molok/The Singapore Women’s Weekly
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