Five directors speculate on the uncertain future of the Mekong River in the anthology film Mekong 2030.
Alfonse Chiu is a critic and photographer currently based in Singapore. He is the creative director and editor-at-large of independent film journal, SINdie, and an alumni of the Singapore International Film Festival’s inaugural Youth Jury and Critic Programme, the Udine Far East Film Festival Campus, and the Points of View Performance Writing Programme organized by Centre 42 under the Singapore International Festival of Arts.
Unpacking Mentorship and Masculinity in Two Portraits of Fatherhood
Screening as part of BAM’s annual “Contemporary Arab Cinema” showcase, Of Fathers and Sons and Fatwa offer starkly different meditations on the radicalization of young men.
How Not to Decolonize Your Museum
The Asian Civilisations Museum’s latest exhibition is a toothless interrogation of Sir Stamford Raffles, one of Southeast Asia’s most notorious colonizers.
A Show on Minimalism Lacks Its Self-Assured Presence
Strangely, of the three works visitors are most likely to bump into first after entering the National Gallery Singapore to view its show on Minimalism, none of them feel explicitly Minimalist.