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Singapore Film Festival


The Singapore Film Festival is a yearly event which brings the robust and thought-provoking films from the city-state of Singapore to India. The 2017 Singapore Film Festival was held in New Delhi and featured both Mandarin and Malay films. The Film Festival aims to enhance the cultural exchange between the two counties – India and Singapore.

Connected to India brings to you all the news with regards to participants and movies with won praise. Keep updated on filmmaking news from Singapore and India.

31st Singapore International Film Festival announces full line-up

The 31st Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) will be held from November 26 to December 6.


7th Singapore Media Festival goes hybrid with vibrant lineup of physical and digital offerings

Hosted by IMDA, the 11-day festival aims to showcase the sector’s ingenuity, creativity and resilience, as well as present diverse...


From engineer to film editor: Bengaluru-born Varun Viswanath found his dream job in Hollywood

Varun Viswanath is part of a growing club of Indians abroad working in Hollywood. While the likes of Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari and Hasan...

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‘Chennai2Singapore’ highlights Tamil culture of Lion City on Day 1 of Singapore Film Festival

The cultural connect between Singapore and India has a rich and long history and has only grown in leaps and bounds over the years due to...


Singapore Film Festival set for New Delhi encore

The Singapore Film Festival will be making its return to New Delhi after a gap of two years, starting February 21.


Singapore Film Festival to return to New Delhi

The Singapore Film Festival will be making its return to New Delhi from February 21-23 after a gap of two years.


Which role did Nawazuddin Siddiqui find very difficult? Find out

Watch Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Connected to India’s Spotlight discuss his character in Raman Raghav 2.0, the SGIFF, Sacred Games and much...

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Local filmmakers shine as Singapore International Film Festival comes to a close

Singapore International Film Festival drew to a close last weekend after a successful two weeks with Awards and recognition for South Asian...


King Kashyap: Writing, Directing, Producing, Acting... There's nothing this man can't do

Award winning filmmaker Anurag Kashyap sat down for an exclusive chat with Connected to India about his love for Indian cinema, the power...

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Director Midi Z and Nina Wu anti-heroines dazzle at Singapore premiere

Award-winning Burmese filmmaker Midi Z presented his new movie Nina Wu at the 30th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), joined by...


30th SGIFF opens with anticipated local drama Wet Season

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat graced the occasion as Guest of Honour.


Filmwallas discovers four talented filmmakers in global contest around next generation technologies

Indian multinational IT services company HCL Technologies and Singapore-based startup Filmwallas jointly organised #ACutBeyond, a global...


Five things to do over the weekend of September 9-10

From attending Closing ceremony of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SGSAIFF) to learning the art of boutique and food...


4th Singapore Film Festival explores themes of Xin Yao, melting pot of Singapore culture

The Singapore Film Festival at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi wrapped up yesterday, with a lengthy session devoted to exploring the...

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Four films to watch at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival!

The cinema lovers have much more to look forward to from the film festival, as some of the brilliant movies are yet to be screened. Here is...


"Nurture your uniqueness" insists inimitable Ashish Vidyarthi

Ashish Vidyarthi was in Singapore earlier this year to soft launch a unique filmmaking startup, Vidyarthi is an advisor to...

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Singapore Film Festival Day 2: World cinema, discussion, quiz and much more

The Singapore Film Festival, kicked off yesterday, had its second day filled with intense discussions by filmmakers across India-Singapore...

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SGSAIFF: Celebs sizzle on red carpet; new challenges, events on Day 2

The Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SGSAIFF) kicked off with a bang yesterday with celebrities strolling down the red...


Singapore Film Festival kicks off in New Delhi; weekend of film culture from the city-state

Bringing a piece of the city-state to India, the Singapore Film Festival kicked off at Siri Fort Auditorium in India’s capital of New...

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Red carpet rolls out for stars at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival tonight

The Red Carpet and Grand Premiere of the 10-day long event opens today at Hall 2, Level 6, 2 Handy road, The Cathy, at 5pm.


Inaugural Singapore South Asian International Film Festival premieres tomorrow

Singapore South Asian International Film Festival is premiering in a grand way.


Meet the star-studded jury of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival

Besides showcasing films of renowned film makers, Sg.SAIFF will also serve as a platform to present and recognise fresh and upcoming talent...


5 key screenings at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival you wouldn't want to miss

Besides master classes and workshops, SG SAIFF will showcase 40 feature films, shorts and documentaries from India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan,...


Inaugural Singapore South Asian International Film Festival to start on September 1

Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF), which is starting from September 1, organised a press conference today about...


Aspiring towards being the Sundance of South Asian cinema; SGSAIFF

“The long-term vision of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SGSAIFF) is to become a platform wherein filmmakers from South...

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