9th Love & Pride Film Festival by Golden Village and Singapore Film Society, various GV cinemas, 27 Sept – 8 Oct
Curated by the Singapore Film Society (SFS), Golden Village’s 12-day Love & Pride Film Festival returns for its 9th year, featuring a bold lineup of six internationally acclaimed foreign titles that champion a unifying theme of “Identity”. More information.
慢慢走 – Walk Slowly by Raw Moves, 5 – 7 Oct, Goodman Arts Centre
Contemporary Dance Company, RAW Moves presents 慢慢走 – Walk Slowly, a collaboration by Ebelle Chong, Neo Hong Chin and Pat Toh. More information.
Sing Lit Body Slam by Sing Lit Station, 6 – 7 Oct, Aliwal Arts Centre
In this hour-long showdown, be prepared to cheer and hoot and holler for your favourite pair when a wrestler tag teams with a poet. As the fighters slam one another on the mats, their literary counterparts will do the same on stage, culminating in an epic series of clashes unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. It’s Epic Rap Battles meets World Wrestling Entertainment as Sing Lit Station collaborates with Grapple MAX Dojo to bring you an experimental showcase, integrating spoken word poetry into a professional wrestling match.
Don’t miss the world’s first fusion of these two storytelling art forms. Are you ready to be entertained?
Archifest 2017 by Singapore Institute of Architects, various locations, 4 – 15 Oct
Archifest, an annual public festival organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects to celebrate architecture and the built environment, returns with a new theme ‘Building Agency’, to invite creative co-production and establish greater collaboration between various institutions and communities for a diverse programme. Built upon five pillars including Archi-Interfaces, Archicraft, Architours, Conference and Conversations, Archifest 2017 will be held across multiple venues in Singapore from 4 to 15 October with an exciting line-up of more than 50 events. More information.
Pazhuppu by Teater Ekamatra, Aliwal Arts Centre, 6 – 7 Oct
Hypokrite is Ravindran Drama Group’s youth wing. A coming-of-age story, Pazhuppu (“Brown”)aims to confront the tensions of language, class and privilege and understand what it means to identify as a Singaporean Tamil. Centred on the Singapore-Tamil diaspora, Pazhuppu explores the impact of a society fraught with the labels of culture, gender and class. This is a quest for power, liberation, progress and acceptance. This is a quest for an identity that is more than skin deep. More information.
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