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THE PONTIANAK RESIDES WITHIN: FEMININITY AS MONSTROSITY

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Amanda Nell Eu (Malaysia)

In dialogue with Tania De Rozario


SYNOPSIS

In media depictions of femininity, deviations from the norm often lead to the monstrous. In this session, under the auspices of their shared love for the Pontianak, we bring together two artists who have been embarking on creative detours from this trodden path.

Amanda Nell Eu is at the forefront of a new generation of Malaysian filmmakers. Tania De Rozario is an established artist from Singapore who has developed a multidisciplinary body of work that fuses concerns with gender, sexuality and the politics of art. In this session, they will discuss the creative potential of being from yet apart from one’s own culture, the outsider disposition during coming of age, female ghosts within Southeast Asian mythology - and how these threads lead to feminist statements through art.


SHORT FILM SCREENINGS

Spit (Malaysia, UK / 2010 / 10min)

It's Easier to Raise Cattle (Malaysia / 2017 / 18min / Rating: PG13 - Horror)


OFFICIAL WEBSITE

sgiff.com/newwaves


OTHER SESSION

25 July • Special Edition – Asian Three-Fold Mirror: Reflections
Sharifah Amani (Malaysia)
In dialogue with Janice Koh


TICKETING

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Registration closes on 27 June 2018, 6pm. Any cancellations must be made before the ticket cut-off date and time.

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Wed Jun 27, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM SGT
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*SCAPE Gallery (Level 5)
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Free Seating (Refundable) SOLD OUT $5.00
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2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978 Singapore
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Singapore International Film Festival
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