Genre: Comedy

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TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS

For the first time in a while, Yu-young and her husband Jeong-do take their child on a family trip to the countryside. They stop at a restaurant, where the couple encounters two friendly and helpful locals, Chun-bae and Seong-bok. When unexpected heavy showers hit town, the husband agrees on a whim to give the two …

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GONE CAMPING

Lei, a painfully awkward tween, is dying to go to a sleepover tonight filled with boys and booze. The only problem is that Cindy, Lei’s over-enthusiastic mother, has other plans for the two of them. It’s the night of their annual mother-daughter camping trip! When it begins pouring rain, Cindy sets up their campsite right …

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TIONG BAHRU SOCIAL CLUB

Meet Ah Bee (Thomas Pang): an office worker who always puts on a smile for others. For his thirtieth birthday, his doting mother (Guat Kian Goh) gifts him membership to Tiong Bahru Social Club, a new kampong (village)-style planned community that algorithmically maximizes the happiness of its residents through an all-seeing artificial intelligence. When Ah …

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THE FABULOUS FILIPINO BROTHERS

Dante Basco was anointed API film festival royalty with his defining role in Gene Cajayon’s THE DEBUT (HIFF 2000) and as the voice of Prince Zuko in AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER (lest not forget his bad boy personification as Rufio in HOOK). After a diverse career that is entering its fourth decade, Dante makes his …

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RIPPLES OF LIFE

An inventive film about the making of..a film, RIPPLES OF LIFE is a clever satire, both amusingly humorous and deeply contemplative. From newcomer director/writer Wei Shujun this delightful ode to the absurdity of filmmaking unfolds through a triptych of stories, told from the perspective of three different protagonists, all involved in a film production set …

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SHRIEKING IN THE RAIN

In the summer of 1988, video production for home rentals were at their highest demand. And at one film studio, a rookie female director of a new film is pushing her production to the brink. Frequently melting down and isolating herself from everyone, giving vague and contradictory directions, and insisting on dozens of takes per …

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MIRACLE CITY KOZA

In 1970s Koza, Okinawa during the American occupation, American GIs streamed into town en route to Vietnam, and live music clubs raked in enough nightly cash to build a house. Koza brimmed with money, riots, and rock n’ roll music. 50 years later, the excitement is long gone, and plans to develop the area into …

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NINJA GIRL

Miu (Saki Fukuda) works as a city servant who cares for her dying grandfather (Shohei Uno), a prominent opposer to the Immigrant Elimination Ordinance. A family friend named Koji (Arata Iura) commits suicide after admitting his role in concocting fraudulence to help push the act through. Miu takes it upon herself to make things right …

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OFFICE ROYALE

The ‘battle royale’ of Office Ladies is here! Naoko Tanaka (Nao) is an ordinary office lady, who witnesses the endless violence between the warring OL factions within her place of employment. Each faction is run by an office lady who has proven themself to be successful in both battle and the business field. While most …

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