Happenings - Films

FILMS

The Beguiled (M18)

Directed by Sofia Coppola, this film is about an injured soldier (Colin Farrell) who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the American Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school, but soon enough, sexual tensions lead to dangerous rivalries as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Today, 8.30pm, tomorrow, 5.15pm, Sun, 5.40 & 8.10pm, Tue, 8.20pm & Wed, 8.20pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Asean Journeys: Short Films In Celebration Of Asean@50

Five short films - Happily Ever After (Singapore, 2015), Three Wheels (Cambodia, 2015), A Wounded Lion (Indonesia, 2016), Those Below (Laos, 2015) and The Story Of Ones (Vietnam, 2011) - capture the resilience of the Asean people as they embrace the journey of modernity.

WHERE: Merpati Hall, Geylang East Public Library, 50 Geylang East Avenue 1 MRT: Aljunied WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 3.30pm ADMISSION: Free, register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Romeo + Juliet (PG)

Australian director Baz Luhrmann's 1996 adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes as the titular star-crossed lovers, transported from their Elizabethan origins to the urban backdrop of Verona Beach.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 5.30pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

OCBC NParks Ride Safe Programme Cycle-in Movie

Pick up tips on responsible cycling while on a 12km ride along the North Eastern Riverine Loop, or a 5km Fun Ride, followed by a screening of Marvel superhero film Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.

WHERE: Meeting point at Punggol Waterway Park (Event Lawn @ Recreation Zone) MRT: Punggol WHEN: Tomorrow, 4 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

Kedi (PG)

Thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. This documentary tells the story of seven of them.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 2.45pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

The Big Sick (NC16)

The film, based on a true story, is about how aspiring Pakistan-born comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) connects with white graduate student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his stand-up sets. What they thought would just be a one-night stand blossoms into love, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 7.30pm & Wed, 8pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Reservoir Dogs: 25th Anniversary (M18)

In Quentin Tarantino's classic debut film, a group of thieves try to pull off the perfect diamond heist. It ends up in a bloody ambush when one of the men turns out to be a police informer.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sept 16, 9pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

CONTEST

Passion Funtasy Competition @ Chingay 2018

Members of the public, organisations, corporate companies and performing arts groups are invited to participate in the first competition held in conjunction with next year's Chingay Parade Singapore on Feb 23 and 24. The participating group should comprise 21 to 40 participants and not have participated in a Chingay Parade since 2010. Registration closes on Oct 15. Shortlisted groups will be notified by Nov 1.

INFO: www.facebook.com/PAssionChingayClub

KIDS

West Symphonia Presents Kids' Delights

The ITE College West Symphonic Band presents music from Disney and DreamWorks movies such as Moana, Frozen and Beauty And The Beast.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 6 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

Star In Your Own Comic Movie

Learn to create a comic movie using Comic Life and iMovie for iPad. This workshop is suitable for participants aged 10 to 14.

WHERE: Pixel Labs@NLB, 02-01 Tampines Regional Library, Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk MRT: Tampines WHEN: Sept 15, 3 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free, register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

The Very Hungry Caterpillar And Other Eric Carle Favourites

Suitable for children aged three to six, this black-light theatre production features the stories of award-winning children's book illustrator and writer Eric Carle.

WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Oct 6 - 8, 14 & 15, 10.30am & 2.30pm; Oct 9 - 11 & 13, 10am ADMISSION: $19 - $67 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

OTHERS

Biggest Bollywood Daandiya Night There will be festive Indian food, dance performances, Hindi folk songs, Bollywood music and free gifts.

WHERE: Chinese Swimming Club, 21 & 34 Amber Road MRT: Dakota WHEN: Sept 22, 6pm ADMISSION: $15 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

Project Olivia's Family Day Carnival At The Enabling Village

This carnival for families, individuals with autism and members of the public features carnival games and discussions on topics related to childhood development and behaviour.

WHERE: Enabling Village, UOB Ability Hub, 20 Lengkok Bahru MRT: Redhill WHEN: Sun, 3 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/EnablingVillageSG

LAST CALL

The Relationship Agreement

A couple draw up a relationship agreement in this comedic production starring Indian actress Sumona Chakravarti of the comedy and talk show, The Kapil Sharma Show.

WHERE: Shine Auditorium, 03-01 Shaw Tower, 100 Beach Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $36 - $96 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

Mus'Art Goes To The Opera

Mus'Art Wind Orchestra, joined by sopranos Esther Maureen Kelly and Felicia Teo and tenor Jeremy Koh, present classic arias and overtures from composers such as Lehar, Mozart and Puccini.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 5pm ADMISSION: $16 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

SSO Chamber Series: French Flavours

This French-inspired programme features the combination of flute, viola and harp via Debussyian Impressionism, songs from Gershwin's Porgy And Bess and the music of George Onslow, a 19th-century French composer of English descent.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Sun, 4pm ADMISSION: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Russell Thompkins Jr & The New Stylistics 14th Anniversary Tour

The American soul singer left vocal group The Stylistics in 2000 and formed his current band.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sun, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $92 - $192 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 September 08, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe