Happenings - Films

FILMS

Anima Mundi

This short documentary film is directed by Godfrey Reggio and accompanied by a continuous, original soundtrack by composer Philip Glass. The film combines music and moving images to immerse viewers in a poetic and awe-inspiring world of biological diversity.

WHERE: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Expression Gallery, Level 4 MRT Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow - Mon & Thu, 10am - 7pm (screened in a continuous loop) ADMISSION: Free INFO: marinabaysands.com/museum

Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare Fans Preview

This is the 20th instalment of the Case Closed film series based on the manga series of the same name. Each ticket includes four movie premiums (metal badge, tea cup, clear folder and movie poster).

WHERE: GV Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall MRT Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: July 2, 6.50 & 7.10pm ADMISSION: $30 (public), $26 (GV movie club members) INFO: www.gv.com.sg


CONTESTS

Allianz Global Investors Art In Your Life Art Campaign

This art competition calls for those aged 12 to 25 to showcase their creative and artistic talent. Selected entries will be displayed at a touring exhibition in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. There are also attractive prizes for winning entries.

INFO: Register at www.artinyourlife.asia by Thu

Singapore National Games 2016

Sign up for the biennial multi-sport competition. Sports include archery, swimming, bowling and table tennis. Games will be held from July 30 to Aug 7 as part of Get Active! Singapore in a lead-up to the nation's 51st birthday. The event is open to all Singapore citizens, permanent residents and foreigners across Youth, Open & Master categories.

INFO: Register at www.myactivesg.com by July 8


NATURE

Hari Raya Special (A Guided Tour)

Learn how the Malay community uses fresh plants and various herbs and spices to make local dishes such as Beef Rendang, Chicken Curry, Ikan Bakar and satay. Tours will be held in the Eco-Garden. Suitable for children from kindergarten to Primary 6 levels.

WHERE: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 481 Bukit Timah Road, Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, Visitor Services Desk MRT Botanic Gardens WHEN: July 9, 9.30 - 11am ADMISSION: $9 a child & $9 an accompanying adult TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: E-mail nparks_sbg_edu@nparks.gov.sg. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg


KIDS

Stories And Art Of The Deep Blue Sea

Be acquainted with the magical story of Swimmy by Leo Lionni and enter his underwater world of intriguing shapes and colours. The programme will expose children to art creation using the story of Swimmy as an inspiration. Participants will also get to make their own sea creature puppet for role play and drama after the workshop. Suitable for children aged three to eight. Part of Children's Season 2016.

WHERE: Singapore Maritime Gallery, Marina South Pier, 31 Marina Coastal Drive MRT Marina South Pier WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 2 - 3.15pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Limited to 20 participants a session. To register, call 6325-5707 or e-mail enquiries@maritime gallery.sg. Go to maritimegallery.sg

Storytelling By Storytellers From MoonShadow Stories

Join storytellers from Moon Shadow Stories and listen to famous fables. Suitable for children aged four to seven.

WHERE: Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Level 2 MRT Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6467-6077 INFO: www.facebook.com/ClunyCourt

Family Workshop - Make Your Own Mini Drive-In Cinema

Share memories of your childhood or teenage years with your little ones by illustrating a scene together and bringing it to life onscreen. Suitable for children aged four to 12. Part of Children's Season 2016.

WHERE: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 3pm & 3.30 - 4.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Registration is limited to the first 20 pairs of parent & child. Register on-site in advance. Go to www.nationalmuseum.sg


TOURS

Home Gardening: The Fundamentals & Another Perspective (A Gardening Workshop-Cum-Guided Tour)

Get tips on choosing the right plants, watering regimes as well as the use of fertilisers, potting, pruning and other plant-care techniques. Participants will go on a guided tour of the Tanglin Core of Singapore Botanic Gardens.

WHERE: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Botany Centre, Level 3, Classroom 1 & 2 MRT Botanic Gardens WHEN: July 2, 9am - 6pm ADMISSION: $100 (includes all materials) TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: E-mail nparks_sbg_edu@ nparks.gov.sg. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg

Go Local With The Fullerton Monument Tour

The Fullerton Building has witnessed the transformation of Singapore from colonial outpost to first-world metropolis. Discover the rich history of this newly anointed National Monument and gain exclusive access to preserved areas within The Fullerton Hotel Singapore.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Concierge MRT Raffles Place WHEN: Sun & July 31, 9 - 10am (tour), 10 - 11.30am (breakfast) ADMISSION: $18 (adult), $9 (child aged six - 11) INFO: Limited to 20 persons for each tour. Inclusive of a heritage local breakfast. Register at peatix.com/event/150041


OTHERS

Families For Life "Celebrating Fathers" Picnic

Families can look forward to an evening of fun, food and fitness activities that encourage bonding. In this edition dedicated to fathers, catch the music performances of Flame of the Forest, a world fusion music group, and participate in a range of father-child bonding activities. Participants will receive a goodie bag (while stocks last) each.

WHERE: Casuarina Grove, East Coast Park (Car Park F2) MRT Bedok WHEN: Tomorrow, 5 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Free (pay for food & beverage on location) INFO: Register at www.familiesforlife.sg

South Indian International Movie Awards 2016

This award show aims to recognise excellence in cinematic achievement in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film industries. Held over two days annually, the star-studded event includes performances, awards, red carpet appearances and more.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Level 6, Hall 601 - 604 MRT Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: Thu (Telugu & Kannada) & July 1 (Tamil & Malayalam), 7pm ADMISSION: $49 - $329 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


LAST CALL

Songbirds Of The Golden Era

Resorts World Sentosa pays tribute to the iconic Chinese divas of the 1930s to 1950s such as Zhou Xuan, Bai Guang and Ge Lan. In this concert hosted by veteran Zhao Jin, their classic songs such as Shanghai Night, When Will You Return and Rose, Rose, I Love You are performed by singers from Singapore and Malaysia.

WHERE: Resorts World Sentosa Theatre, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT HarbourFront WHEN: Tue, 1pm ADMISSION: $41 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 24, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe