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Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is a film festival held annually in Singapore. It is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.

Founded in 1987, the festival focusses on showcasing international films and providing a global platform for the best of Singapore, Southeast Asian, and East Asian cinema. Over decades, it has grown to become an important event in the Singapore arts calendar. The Film Festival also aims to enhance the cultural exchange between the two counties – India and Singapore.

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Hybrid Singapore Media Festival reaching out to new audiences and markets in 2021

The eighth edition of the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) this year announced plans to connect showrunners – to Singapore’s creative...

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Singapore International Film Festival is calling for applications

Upcoming event: Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 32nd edition, calling for entries for Feature Films from Asian...

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Catch Irrfan Khan one last time on big screens in his last film ‘The Song of Scorpions’

Catch late actor Irrfan Khan one last time on big screens in his last film ‘The Song of Scorpions’

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Singapore International Film Festival Film Fund increases number of film grants for 2021

The Singapore International Film Festival will be offering four Southeast Asian Short Film Grants in 2021, an increase of two from previous...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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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Complete list of winners at SGIFF 2019

The complete list of winners at the 30th edition of the recently concluded Singapore International Film Festival 2019.

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Unblinking Seconds - the film that gave Anurag Kashyap his Tamil identity

Anurag Kashyap , heading the jury for the Asian Feature Film Competition says Tamil diaspora around the world immediately recognise and...

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SGIFF discovers new voices from Asia, says Anurag Kashyap

Singapore International Film Festival's, Asian Feature Film Competition's jury panel was headed by award-winning Indian filmmaker, Anurag...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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Catch Bombay Rose at the 30th Singapore International Film Festival

The 30th edition of the Singapore International Film Festival ( 21 Nov – 1 Dec) will present Bombay Rose an animated movie with...

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Anurag Kashyap, Nawazuddin Siddiqui to grace Singapore International Film Festival 2019

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 30th edition from November 21 to December 8, 2019, celebrating three...

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Seema Biswas to star in Singapore showcase of Tagore's ‘Jeevit ya Mrit’

In the age of the #MeToo movement, gender oppression and getting woke, an upcoming theatrical performance this weekend in Singapore will...

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Waheeda Rehman: At 16 she said 'No way' to a name change to Guru Dutt

The ever-graceful Waheeda Rehman speaks to Connected to India on the sidelines of the biggest film festival of the country, the Singapore...

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Indians in Singapore, Malaysia share love for Bollywood movies

With the Singapore International Film Festival showing Anurag Kashyap’s Raman Raghav 2.0, big release of Dear Zindagi and Dangal a month...

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Singapore’s longest-running film festival blends the classics with modern art from November 23

Singapore’s film circuit gears up to welcome a movie extravaganza that offers a wrap-up of the most eye-catching movies of 2017. The 28th...

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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...

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