Happenings - Films

FILMS

ArtScience On Screen: 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 & Sun, 10am - 7pm (screened in a continuous loop) ADMISSION: Free INFO: marinabaysands.com/museum

Painting With Light: South-east Asian Film Series - Malaysia Focus

Trace the issue of Malaysia's national identity through to the New Malaysian Cinema with two movies, P. Ramlee's After Dawn (1967) and Amir Muhammad's The Big Durian (2003). Curated by Philip Cheah.

WHERE: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road, Auditorium MRT: City Hall WHEN: Aug 6, 7.30pm (Sesudah Suboh or After Dawn) - Aug 7, 3pm (The Big Durian) ADMISSION: $10 TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: Tickets from www.nationalgallery.sg

CONTESTS

Miss Universe Singapore 2016

Registration is open to women aged 18 to 27. The winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize.

INFO: Register at www.missuniversesingapore.com.sg by Aug 17

Singapore Sustainability Story II: Calling For Inspiring Stories

Submit a story about your journey towards a greener lifestyle. The top 30 shortlisted stories will be selected and showcased at the Green Living exhibition in September. Visitors will be asked to vote for their favourite story and the top three write-ups will win a $100 shopping voucher each.

INFO: Submit your story at www.green-living.com.sg/singapore-sustainability-story by Aug 8. Each submission is limited to 200 words

TOURS

Go Local With The Fullerton Monument Tour

Join this tour to discover the rich history of the newly minted National Monument and gain exclusive access to preserved areas within The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Limited to 20 persons, the one-hour tour is inclusive of a Heritage Local Breakfast in The Courtyard following the tour.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Sun, 9 - 10am ADMISSION: $18 an adult, $9 a child aged between six & 11 INFO: Register at www.peatix.com

KIDS

Toddler Art Workshop

Explore contemporary art with the children-focused exhibition Imaginarium: Over the Ocean, Under The Sea. Suitable for children aged 18 months to three years.

WHERE: SAM @ 8Q, 8 Queen Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Today, 2.30pm ADMISSION: $35 for each toddler accompanied by an adult TEL: 6589-9580 INFO: All materials will be provided. Register at teach-us.how. Go to www.singaporeartmuseum.sg

Istana Art Event

The event is held in conjunction with the Istana Open House to celebrate National Day, featuring an array of free, fun-filled art activities at 16 stations organised by arts and heritage institutions. There is also an on-the-spot art competition based on the theme, Building Our Singapore Of Tomorrow.

WHERE: The Istana, Orchard Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow, 8.30am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free for Singaporeans & permanent residents; $2 (non-Singaporeans) TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: www.nationalgallery.sg

Special Storytelling: The Story Of Badang And The Singapore Stone

Storyteller Kamini Ramachandran will talk about Badang, Singapore's first superhero. Part of the National Day 2016 programming.

WHERE: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, 8 Raffles Avenue, Programme Zone in library@ esplanade, 03-01 MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 11.30am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

The Three Little Pigs

This musical teaches little ones how success can be achieved through hard work and perseverance. Suitable for children aged three and older.

WHERE: KC Arts Centre Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, 20 Merbau Road, Robertson Quay MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Thu - Sept 16, 10am (Mon - Fri), 11am & 2pm (Sat & public holiday), no show on Sun ADMISSION: $28 & $31 (weekday); $38, $41 & $52 (Sat & public holiday) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Malay Traditional Dance Parent-Child Workshop

Learn to use the kipas, tudung saji and kompang in different Malay dance steps in this fun-filled workshop.

WHERE: Esplanade Rehearsal Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Aug 6, 4pm ADMISSION: $24 (one adult & one child), $36 (package of three with minimum one adult), $48 (package of four with minimum one adult) TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: Tickets from www.esplanade.com

OTHERS

Touch A Life, Foster A Child: The Fostering Services Roadshow

Not every child is able to stay in a safe, loving home. Open up your home and make a difference by becoming a foster parent. Join this roadshow and find out more about the Ministry of Social and Family Development's fostering scheme.

WHERE: Clementi Mall, 3155 Commonwealth Avenue West, Level 3, Central Atrium (next to Starbucks & Guardian) MRT: Clementi WHEN: Today - Sun, 11am - 9pm daily ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6354-8799 INFO: www.msf.gov.sg

Singapore Parenting Congress 2016: Are You A Superhero To Your Child?

Held over two days, the event features dialogue sessions on parenting children aged four to 12 and dissecting the modern-day challenges families face.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3 MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 9.30am - 1pm or 2.30 - 6pm ADMISSION: $18 a person, $24 a couple a session INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to www.singaporeparentingcongress.com

Invest Fair 2016

Learn from the best in the investment industry as they share inspirational stories and practical advice.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4, Halls 401 - 403 MRT: Esplanade/ Promenade WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at sg2016.invest-fair.com for two chances in a lucky draw

One-north Festival: Possibilities For The Future

The one-north Festival, organised by A*Star and JTC, celebrates exciting possibilities for the future. Visit the festival and stand a chance to win a ride in a driverless car or learn to play a video game with just your mind. Hear from the experts behind 3D printers of human tissue and visit super computers which connect people to a bigger world.

WHERE: Fusionopolis One @ one-north MRT: one-north WHEN: Aug 5 & 6, 11am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free; registration required for talks, tours & workshops INFO: For registration & full programme details, go to www.onenorthfestival.sg

LAST CALL

Ink Sprouts

This group exhibition features 30 Chinese ink works by young artists and award-winning student calligraphers. Held in conjunction with the annual Students' Calligraphy Competition organised by Ngee Ann Cultural Centre.

WHERE: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Collections Gallery, 97 Tank Road, Teochew Building, Level 2 MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Last day, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.ngeeann.com.sg

SSO Pops: A Night On Broadway

Enjoy Broadway hits such as Tonight, I Could Have Danced All Night and Cheek To Cheek in this concert featuring conductor Joshua Tan and singer Rani Singam.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $31 - $92 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Best Of Chinese Virtuosos

Performing with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, renowned flautist Dai Ya plays Hao Wei Ya's Flowers Blooming On The Paths In The Fields and Jiang Ke Mei displays her virtuosity on the banhu, erhu and jinghu.

WHERE: SCO Concert Hall, 7 Shenton Way, Singapore Conference Hall, Level 1 MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $33 - $74 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Imelda And Family

This is a collection of 30 new works by Imelda Yukenbarri Gugaman and close family members from the remote indigenous community of Balgo Hills in Australia.

WHERE: Redot Fine Art Gallery, 140 Hill Street, Old Hill Street Police Station, 01-08 MRT: City Hall/ Clarke Quay WHEN: Till tomorrow, noon - 7pm daily, by appointment outside opening hours ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6222-1039 INFO: www.redotgallery.com or www.facebook.com/ReDotFineArtGallery

Compiled by Callyn Chow & Ronald Kow

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 29, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe