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28th Singapore International Film Festival
Synopsis
28th Singapore International Film Festival
23rd November to 3rd December 2017

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 28th edition from 23 November to 3 December 2017. As the largest and longest-running international film platform in Southeast Asia, SGIFF celebrates the stories of Asia, Southeast Asia and the world as told through the art of film and the experience of cinema.

With a focus on groundbreaking Asian cinema, SGIFF is known for its dynamic film programming and commitment to nurturing and championing local and regional talent. Its competition component, the Silver Screen Awards, brings together emerging filmmakers from Asia and Southeast Asia while paying tribute to acclaimed cinema legends.

Through film screenings, masterclasses, talks and post-show discussions with attending filmmakers, audiences can look forward to discovering universal themes, untold stories and independent cinema in the work of internationally acclaimed directors and Asia’s most promising filmmakers.

Its 28th edition will screen 112 feature and short films from 42 countries, across nine sections – Opening, Special Presentation, Silver Screen Awards, Singapore Panorama, Asian Vision, Cinema Today, Midnight Mayhem, Classics: Secret Spies Never Die!, Focus: Histories of Tomorrow - Indonesian Cinema After the New Order.

The Festival will take place at multiple screening venues including Marina Bay Sands, Capitol Theatre, Shaw Theatres Lido, National Museum of Singapore, National Gallery Singapore, Filmgarde Bugis+ and The Arts House.

For SGIFF Opening Film and Special Presentation Film screenings at Marina Bay Sands, please click here.

All information correct as at print time. The festival organiser reserves the right to alter or change the programme and schedule. Please visit sgiff.com for festival updates.

Start Sales Date
Public Sales
Internet :
25 Oct 2017, 12pm

Other Channels :
25 Oct 2017, 12pm
Language
Various languages, with English subtitles
Promoter Name
Rating / Age Limit
  • No admission for infants in arms and children below 6 years old.
  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.
  • Please check film ratings before purchase of tickets.
  • For films with no ratings at the date of print, please check updates online before purchasing tickets.
  • Click Here For Individual Film Ratings
Photography / Video Recording Rules
  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is permitted for this event
Through All SISTIC Channels
$1 off for Opening Film and $0.50 off for Special Presentation and all other films for Local & Overseas Student / NSF / Senior Citizen (Age 55 years old and above) / Singapore Film Society Members
[Applicable from 25 Oct, 12pm onwards]
[Verification: Present valid ID / Student Pass upon purchase of tickets at SISTIC counters]
[Please note that random checks will be conducted at the point of entry]

10% Discount for PPS & KrisFlyer Members
[Applicable from 25 Oct, 12pm onwards]
[Minimum purchase of 4 tickets in one transaction]
[Verification: Present valid ID upon purchase of tickets at SISTIC counters]
[Please note that random checks will be conducted at the point of entry]

10% Discount for Le Club AccorHotels Members / Guests of ibis Singapore on Bencoolen
[Applicable from 25 Oct, 12pm onwards]
[Minimum purchase of 4 tickets in one transaction]
[Verification: Quote valid promotion code upon purchase]

$1 off for Opening Film and $0.50 off for Special Presentation and all other films for Kinokuniya Privilege Card members / I'm Kim / I'm Kim Junior / Goro Goro / IndoChili / Artichoke SG / Grassroots Book Room
[Applicable from 25 Oct, 12pm onwards]
[Verification: Quote valid promotion code upon purchase]

10-for-10% Discount for Group Booking of 10 tickets and above in a single purchase
[Applicable from 25 Oct, 12pm onwards]
[For purchases more than 20 films, please contact SISTIC Hotline at 6348 5555]

Film Starter Kit for 4 tickets at $32
[Applicable with a package purchase of 4 different films from the following selected film titles: Sweet Country, Mutafukaz, The Endless, Radiance, No Date, No Signature, The First Lap, Scaffolding, Audience Choice Award Winner, hUSh, Singapore Panorama Shorts Program 1]
*subject to availability
[Applicable from 25 Oct, 12pm onwards]

Immersion Kit for 4 tickets at $32
[Applicable with a package purchase of 4 different films from the following sections: Classics: Secret Spies Never Die!, Focus: Histories of Tomorrow - Indonesian Cinema After the New Order, Singapore Panorama and Silver Screen Awards matinee screenings at The Arts House]
*subject to availability
[Applicable from 25 Oct, 12pm onwards]

Corporate/Group Bookings
Please contact us at ticketing@sgiff.com or 6509 4749 for more information on the following packages:
1. Super Fan 50 ? Purchase any 50 tickets or more for 25%
2. Group Booking above 20 tickets of a single film title

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Event Date
Fri, 24 Nov - Sun, 3 Dec 2017
Shaw Theatres Lido Hall 4
(Reserved Seating)

25 Nov 2017 - 11am, 2pm

26 Nov 2017 - 11am, 2pm

27 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

2 Dec 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm


Film Garde Bugis+, Hall 6
(General Admission)

24 Nov 2017 - 9.30pm, 11.55pm

25 Nov 2017 - 4.30pm, 7pm, 9.30pm, 11.55pm

26 Nov 2017 - 4.30pm, 7pm, 9.30pm

28 Nov 2017 - 9.30pm

29 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

30 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

1 Dec 2017 - 7pm, 11.55pm

2 Dec 2017 - 2pm, 4.30pm, 7pm, 9.30pm, 11.55pm


The Arts House, Screening Room
(General Admission)

24 Nov 2017 - 4.30pm, 9.30pm

25 Nov 2017 - 2pm, 7pm

26 Nov 2017 - 2pm, 4.30pm, 7pm, 9.30pm

27 Nov 2017 - 4.30pm, 7pm

28 Nov 2017 - 4.30pm, 7pm

29 Nov 2017 - 4.30pm, 7pm, 9.30pm

1 Dec 2017 - 9.30pm


National Gallery Singapore, Auditorium
(General Admission)

24 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

25 Nov 2017 - 2pm, 4.30pm, 9.30pm

26 Nov 2017 - 4.30pm

27 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

28 Nov 2017 - 9.30pm

29 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

30 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

1 Dec 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

2 Dec 2017 - 11am, 2pm, 4.30pm, 9.30pm


National Museum of Singapore, Gallery Theatre
(General Admission)

24 Nov 2017 - 7pm

25 Nov 2017 - 11am, 7pm, 9.30pm

26 Nov 2017 - 11am, 2pm, 7pm, 9.30pm

27 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

28 Nov 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

29 Nov 2017 - 9.30pm

30 Nov 2017 - 9.30pm

1 Dec 2017 - 7pm, 9.30pm

2 Dec 2017 - 4.30pm

3 Dec 2016 - 2pm, 4.30pm

Capitol Theatre
(Reserved Seating)

28 Nov 2017 - 8pm

Venue
Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)
Opening Film: $25
Special Presentation Films: $15
All other films: $12
(Excludes booking fee)

Please click here to buy tickets for:
Opening Film (23 Nov): Angels Wear White
Special Presentation Film (24 Nov): The Songs of Scorpion
Special Presentation Film (30 Nov): Oh Lucy!

SGIFF 2017 Festival Schedule
SGIFF 2017 Festival Guide

Seating Plan