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Screen Shots: films by Yasmin Ahmad (non-SFS event)

What This year, we open Screen Shots with the stories told by one of modern Malaysian cinema’s leading women directors, Yasmin Ahmad. Join us, as we see the world through her eyes and chat with her about her art, her life and about ... love.
When 22 February 2008 (Friday) - 23 February 2008 (Saturday)
Where Asian Civilisations Museum
1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
Admission

Tickets on sale by Asian Civilizations Museum.  Registration required.

 

SCREEN SHOTS at Asian Civilisations Museum presents

It Must Be Love: Stories from Yasmin, the Storyteller
22 Feb 2008 - 23 Feb 2008
Friday & Saturday at Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place

In life, we are sometimes blessed with the gift of true love. If such a blessing has eluded you, perhaps this is the chance for you to experience it through film. This year, we open Screen Shots with the stories told by one of modern Malaysian cinema’s leading women directors, Yasmin Ahmad. Join us, as we see the world through her eyes and chat with her about her art, her life and about ... love.

Film | Mukhsin
2007. 94 min. Malaysia. Dir: Yasmin Ahmad
22 February | Friday | 7.30 pm - 9.10 pm
$5 per person. Registration is required.

She is ten. He is twelve. In a quiet part of Malaysia far from the city, two outsiders, who have found friendship in each other, are about to discover the bittersweet taste of first love. Everyone has a first love story to tell. This is the love story of Orked and Mukhsin.

Film | Sepet
2004. 104 min. Malaysia. Dir: Yasmin Ahmad
23 February | Saturday | 2.00 pm - 3.45 pm
$5 per person. Registration is required.

A spirited poet trapped in the body of a pirated VCD seller; a lover of Hong Kong cinema and Chinese culture, educated in an elite Malay school. One Chinese boy, one Malay girl, one unforgettable love story.

Film and Dialogue | Gubra
2006. 94 min. Malaysia. Dir: Yasmin Ahmad
23 February | Saturday | 4.00 pm - 6.30 pm
$12 per person. Registration is required.

Why do we hurt the most, the ones we love the most? There is no easy answer. In Gubra, the story of Orked continues, along with that of others. Join us for the closing film in this quarter’s Screen Shots and meet the director, Yasmin Ahmad for a dialogue session after.

Contact:
Tel: 6332 3284
Website: www.acm.org.sg
Address: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555