CSEAS celebrates Chinese New Year and Tết by featuring a romantic comedy about disco in Singapore. (on 01/29)
Mother Loong prays one day she will get a Dragon Year grandson who will take over the family dance troupe before speculators steal the land...
CSEAS welcomes the year of the snake with a comedy from Singapore (on 2/6)
The blending of guilty family secrets and the ghosts of Singapore's recent past create an involving narrative that is related with tenderhearted understatement. (on 9/12)
CSEAS 2012 Film Series presents The Pleasure Factory
CSEAS 2012 Film Series presents The Leap Years
This week CSEAS presents a film from Singapore, Homecoming.
Francis is a man at the end of his tether. The former magician often takes solace in the bottle and barely ekes a living as a cleaner in a nightclub until a return to magic is inescapable.
The film examines the dark side of life in Singapore's public housing -the old and the poor living in the crevices of a modern and increasingly materialistic society.
Shot in Singapore, Aloha uses a Hawaiiana theme to tell the story of a young woman who falls into the clutches of a local gangster.