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[LumiNation 2019] Film Screening – A Land Imagined

Description

Director: Yeo Siew Hua

95mins | Rating: NC16, with some coarse language and sexual scenes.
Languages: Mandarin, English and Bengali, with English and Chinese subtitles


Set in industrial Singapore, police investigator Lok must find missing migrant worker Wang. Wang suffers a worksite accident and is anxious about repatriation. Unable to sleep, Wang starts frequenting a dreamy cybercafé in the dead of the night. Hoping to look for some form of human connection in this foreign land he feels alienated from, Wang forms a virtual friendship with a mysterious gamer that takes a sinister turn. When Wang suddenly disappears, Lok digs deep into the trail leading to a land reclamation site, in order to uncover the truth beneath all that sand. A Land Imagained was the winner of the Golden Leopard Award (Best Film) at Locarno International Film Festival.

There will be a post-show dialogue with director Yeo Siew Hua.

Sun Aug 18, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM SGT
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Venue
Screening Room, The Arts House
Tickets
Standard SOLD OUT $10.00
Bundle of 2 SOLD OUT $18.00
Bundle of 4 SOLD OUT $35.00
Venue Address
1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore 179429 Singapore
Organizer
The Arts House
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