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Michael Chua Evening of Short Films

  • Feb 15, 2014 · 4:30 PM
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Michael Chua Evening of Short Films Date : 15 Feb 2014 (Sat) Time : 4.30pm to 8pm Venue: Lasalle College of Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore Room F202

Free entry, but registration is necessary.

Nearest MRT to Lasalle College of the Arts is Little India (NE Line) or Bugis (EW Line)

Level 2, Room F202


This is a once in a long while screening of the short films I have acted in over the last three years. This screening has been requested by many of my friends, but something which I have procrastinated for about two years. So here you are...

This event is FREE, but registration is necessary. RSVP here and ALSO email your name, email address and mobile phone number to [masked] .

Seats are very limited, so please change your RSVP well ahead of time if you cannot turn up, so that we can re-allocate them to others. Those who fail to do so will be banned from future screenings.


Registration starts at 4.30pm

Screening starts at 5pm.

Q&A at 6.45pm.

Mix and mingle after that. Light snacks, tea and cold drinks will be served. Courtesy of our sponsors.

List of films

We only have time to screen eleven of the 154 productions that I have acted in over the last three years. For more write-ups about some of the films and others, please refer to my blog. Click here.

1. Dinner

Directed by Heng Le, Grand Prize (Student Category) 180 Short Film Competition 2013, organised by Singapore Media Academy.

A security guard is a father and also like a superman to his son. (2 mins 18 secs)

2. Godverdomme Coffee

Directed by Eric Eloffson. A Dutchman's last wish to have his cup of coffee before death roll. (9 mins 47 secs)

3. Change

Dire4cted by Leon Tai. A beggar is a beggar until he comes in handy in times of need. (8 mins)

4. Last Wish

Directed by Jeah Goh. About the final reconciliation of father and son.(10 mins)

5. Detour

Directed by Michael Kam. Nominated in 4 categories of the 5th Singapore Short Film Awards - Best Fiction, Best Director, Best Performance (Michael Chua, Presley Lim & Yolby Low) and Best Script. Screening in competition at the 13th Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short & Animation Films over in India from 3 to 9 Feb '14.

On a hot sunny afternoon, a father and two restless siblings stuck in a traffic jam took a detour that leads to a misfortune that the family struggles to come to grips with...

(7 mins 22 secs)

6. Anniversary

Directed by Joseph Hsu. On a visit to the cemetery, a man catches a girl stealing flowers he laid on his wife's tomb. (4 mins 19 secs)

7. Stitched

Directed by Paul Thailand.(10 mins)

8. Reunion

Directed by Joseph Hsu. Grand Prize (Student Category) 1st Taiwan Weifilm Festival (2013)

A family is compelled to an awkward revelation during a Chinese New Year Reunion dinner... (10 mins)

9. Gift

Directed by Daniel Yam. A touching story about a karunguni man, exemplary father and generous soul...(7 mins 32 secs)

10. Hentak Kaki

Directed by James Khoo. Winner of Silver Screen Award (Short Films) at the 24th Singapore International Film Festival (2011).

Winner of Best Performance and nominated for Best Director and Best Script at the 3rd Singapore Short Film Awards (2012).

"Hentak Kaki" is one of the few local short films that have gone viral on the Internet and even gotten the mainstream press attention. It is currently the most popular video (by far) on viddsee.com2nd Warrant Officer Teck Hong served his entire life in the army, but now finds himself needing to make a pivotal decision to


serving in the army or leave and face the harsh reality of life outside. (10 mins)

11. Deviant Ink
Directed by Brett Rogstad. A defiant teen, her tattoo and her motivation. (10 mins 21 secs)

Total: 88 min 39 sec

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  • jupilier

    Good news! I have managed to book a bigger theatrette, so RSVP is open again. At the time of posting, there are another 30 seats left.

    February 4, 2014

  • jupilier

    This event is overbooked via the other groups that I have posted this notice on. Not unless I can get a bigger theatrette for the screening. The response has been surprisingly encouraging.

    February 2, 2014

  • jupilier

    I have also posted this meetup to other groups and have gotten 30 registration last night. The theatrette only takes 50 seats. So do book your place if you are interested.
    Seats are going fast.

    January 30, 2014

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