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A Light In The Darkness
During the Japanese Occupation of Singapore, a Buddhist monk Pu Liang and his disciples provided shelter to many refugees. Their efforts go unappreciated when the refugees express their mistrust against Pu Liang after one of them discovers the monks performing a rite for a dead Japanese soldier. As the Japanese troops barge into the monastery, Pu Liang has to decide if he should put others before himself.
The film follows a single mum, Liping, who is affected by her son's decision to ordain as a monk. When...
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30 Jul 2020, 9am to 13 Sep 2020, 9pm
30 Jul 2020, 10am to 13 Sep 2020, 9pm
A Light In The Darkness 明月照灰霾 - Approximately 24 minutes
Bodhi 菩提 - Approximately 18 minutes
Mandarin with English & Chinese subtitles 华语对白附中, 英文字幕
Rating and Consumer Advice
PG - No Consumer Advice
THIS Buddhist Film Festival 2020: Online Edition is accessible to Patrons/Viewers located geographically in Singapore and Malaysia only.
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*This film will premiere on 7 Sep 2020, 7.30pm.
**At the end of the Premiere, join us on THISBFF Facebook Live for a post-screening discussion with the filmmakers! (www.facebook.com/THISBFF/live/)
***After the Premiere, the film continues to be available for online viewing until 13 September 2020, 11.59pm.
A Light In The Darkness 明月照灰霾
Liew Shi Xiong graduated from the Wee Kim Wee School, Nanyang Technological University in 2010 with a degree in Communication Studies. He was an amateur/hobbyist filmmaker and a nobody.
廖士雄2010年毕业于南洋理工大学黄金辉传播与信息学院, 获传播与信息学学位. 他自认是一名平凡的业余电影制作人.
Png Zhen Yu is a director whose works often revolve around human perception and values. He is a graduate from Nanyang Technological University, with a Bachelor in Fine Arts (Filmmaking). His experience includes working on corporate videos, short films and commercials. His notable works include Mobile Love Van which attained Gold for Directing at the Singapore Crowbar Awards 2013 and Love in a Convenience Store, a commissioned short film for the Singapore Silver Arts Festival 2018. Zhen Yu recently completed Way Back When a 5-episode mini-series for Viddsee.
方正易的作品着重于人的感知和价值观. 他毕业于南洋理工大学电影系, 编导制作的作品包括企业宣传片, 小品短片及广告片. 其中值得关注的作品包括 2013年新加坡撬棍奖以指导得金奖的《愛情貨車》, 以及 2018年新加坡 "艺悦乐龄" 艺术节受委托而制作的《愛在便利店》. 正易最近也为网络短片平台 Viddsee 编导与制作了一出 5 集长的迷你连续剧《任性的時光》.
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Festival Pass: S$26
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