2015, 92 minutes, PG
Young Sipat’s family lives in the remote Southern Philippines community, Panyan, where he has spent his entire life. However, they are forced by their landlord to leave the mountains and migrate to the unfamiliar landscapes of the seaside. Nervous but excited, Sipat is convinced that his greatest dream of experiencing the beach will be fulfilled. As he counts down the days to his departure with his best friend En-En, he is unaware of what the future will hold.
Director: Charliebebs Gohetia, Philippines
Goheita’s debut feature The ‘Thank You’ Girls competed at the Vancouver International Film Festival and became a cult hit in the Philippines. Since then, his films have won him widespread international recognition and numerous nominations, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay at the 2012 Gawad Urian Awards. His recent films are Love and Everything After and Chasing Waves.
Venue: ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands
When: 15 Jan 2017, 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm