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Before the Wedlock House
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directed by Liao Jiekai, fl. 2010 (Singapore: 13 Little Pictures, 2012), 15 mins
This documentary was directed by Liao Jiekai.
directed by Liao Jiekai, fl. 2010 (Singapore: 13 Little Pictures, 2012), 15 mins
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Rumah Sendiri
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directed by Daniel Hui, fl. 2007-2013 (Singapore: 13 Little Pictures, 2010), 21 mins
A Balinese housemaid works in a home that is not her own. She is the invisible class in Singapore, an unseen population for whom the land is merely transitory. In part a reaction to Eric Khoo’s No Day Off (2006), the film is a collaborative effort whose aim is for you to simply look at her — because, after all...
directed by Daniel Hui, fl. 2007-2013 (Singapore: 13 Little Pictures, 2010), 21 mins
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Aki Ra's Boys
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directed by James Leong, fl. 2006-2012 and Lynn Lee, fl. 2006-2012 (Singapore: Lianain Films, 2007), 57 mins
Boreak was six when he lost his right arm in a landmine accident. Family members rushed the young Cambodian to a nearby hospital where so-called 'doctors' performed a crude amputation. Burdened with eight other children to feed and unable to cope with the stress of handling a crippled son, Boreak’s parents decid...
directed by James Leong, fl. 2006-2012 and Lynn Lee, fl. 2006-2012 (Singapore: Lianain Films, 2007), 57 mins
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曙光球隊
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directed by James Lee, III, 1975- (Singapore: Lianain Films), 1 hour 43 mins
In this 2007 documentary about Hong Kong, we follow the daily lives of four homeless men who are being considered for inclusion in the Dawn Soccer Club, an eight-man team which will be competing in the 2003 Homeless World Cup in South Africa. Filmmakers James Leong and Lynn Lee spent a year filming, getting the m...
directed by James Lee, III, 1975- (Singapore: Lianain Films), 1 hour 43 mins
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No Day Off
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directed by Eric Khoo, 1965- (South Korea and Singapore: Jeonju International Film Festival), 38 mins
A young woman from a small village in Sulawesi, Indonesia, leaves her infant son and husband to work as a maid in Singapore in the hopes of giving her family a better life. The film takes a critical look at the sometimes harrowing conditions under which domestic service workers are forced to live, and the abuses...
directed by Eric Khoo, 1965- (South Korea and Singapore: Jeonju International Film Festival), 38 mins
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Passabe
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directed by Lynn Lee, fl. 2006-2012 and James Leong, fl. 2006-2012 (Singapore: Lianain Films), 1 hour 47 mins
Banned from the Jakarta International Film Festival, this 2005 documentary examines the aftermath of the massacre of 74 East Timorese independence supporters by pro-Indonesian militiamen as the survivors try to heal themselves and their community. Shot over the course of a year, this film is an intimate look into...
directed by Lynn Lee, fl. 2006-2012 and James Leong, fl. 2006-2012 (Singapore: Lianain Films), 1 hour 47 mins
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Asian Insight, Hong Kong, Singapore - Fragrant Harbour/Lion City
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directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962 and John Temple, fl. 1976, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 51 mins
Beginning in Macau, this film records the historical events that brought Western powers–Dutch, American and English–to Asia. The realities of life in Hong Kong and Kowloon during the 1970s, the bustling urban areas and the New Territories on the border of China are examined. Singapore on the other hand, is a c...
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962 and John Temple, fl. 1976, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 51 mins
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