The Singapore Film Festival Melbourne is less than a week away – and we have four more tickets to give out!
Singapore Film Festival Melbourne is all about bringing a unique piece of Asian cinema to Australia. Catch classic Singaporean films like It’s a Great Great World, Be With Me, and Army Daze at this year’s festival.
Eric Khoo’s Be With Me is based on the story of real-life deaf and mute teacher Theresa Chan. This story is told in four parts; three of which are fictional, and one inspired by reality. While Be With Me has little dialogue, one may be reminded that communication surpasses mere speech. An action, one look, and sheer determination – all can speak louder than words.
Keng Sen Ong’s Army Daze is a funny, poignant take on National Service in Singapore, where all males over 18 are conscripted into the army for two years. Based on a play written by Michael Chiang, Army Daze gives us a glimpse into the elusive world of young boys who are thrown into an altogether unfamiliar environment – who become lifelong friends after a series of adventures.
For more information about the films, click here.
For more ticketing information, click here.
We’re giving 2 lucky Meld readers double passes to watch either Be With me or Army Daze!
For your chance to win, tell us why you’re excited about the Singapore Film Festival Melbourne in the comments section below. Remember to provide your real name and email address so we can get in touch with you.
The competition closes on Wednesday, August 29 and is only open to those living, studying or working in Victoria. Winners will be picked in a random draw and announced via email on Thursday, August 30. Passes are for the screenings on Sunday, September 2.