Ilo Ilo

  • May 9, 2018 / 19:00
  • May 19, 2018 / 18:00

Director: Anthony Chen
Cast: Koh Jia Ler, Angeli Bayani, Chen Tian Wen, Yeo Yann Yann
Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, France, 2013, 99', color, Mandarin, Tagalog, English, Hokkien with Turkish subtitle
 

Described as "a small gem" by Screen Daily magazine and the first Singaporean feature film to win at the Cannes Film Festival, Ilo Ilo chronicles the poignant relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa. Like many other Filipino women, Teresa has come to this city in search of a better life. However, her kind presence in the family worsens their already strained relationship, as she tries to bring order into this dysfunctional family besides cooking and cleaning. Jiale, the young and troublesome son, starts to form a unique bond with Teresa. But this is 1997 and the Asian Financial Crisis is beginning to be felt in the region…

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Singapore Dreaming

Singapore Dreaming

Becoming Royston

Becoming Royston

Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo

Unlucky Plaza

Unlucky Plaza

Image Makers: Singapore Photographers

Image Makers: Singapore Photographers

A Yellow Bird

A Yellow Bird

Apprentice

Apprentice

Pop Aye

Pop Aye

Trailer

Ilo Ilo

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art. 

Good News from the Skies

Good News from the Skies

Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day. 

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico was born on July 10, 1888, in Volos, Greece, to an Italian family. His mother, Gemma Cervetto, was from a family of Genoa origin, but most likely she was born in Izmir. His father, Evaristo, was born on June 21, 1841 in the Büyükdere district of Istanbul.