National Gallery Singapore presents the third edition of Painting with Light , the Gallery’s festival of international films on art. For the first time ever, the festival will be fully online and free, offering Singapore-based viewers unlimited access to a selection of new and award-winning Southeast Asian stories whether at home or on the go.
Running from 2 – 25 October 2020, audiences can look forward to a thoughtfully curated line-up of 20 short films and full-length features, including seven local premieres. Together, this selection of stories explores the tangible and intangible aspects of home within a multitude of contexts, revealing the fragility of the concept itself—particularly in the face of ever-changing global and local environments.
A theme made ever more relevant in the light of the global pandemic, it responds to a world where current circumstances have redefined the metaphysical concept of home for many. Through the power of film, the festival beckons audiences to reflect on the definitions of home, family, community, state and region and the ties that bind them, and how on a personal level, we can foster a more thoughtful and inclusive society for all who call Singapore home.
The films will be available to Singapore residents from 2 October 2020 to 25 October at nationalgallery.sg/paintingwithlight.
When: 2 - 25 Oct 2020,