Happenings: Films

FILMS

Dr Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (PG)

In Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film that satirises the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, a psychotic US Air Force general sends bombers to attack Russia.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.50pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Groundhog Day (PG)

Bill Murray stars as a weatherman forced to relive the same day over and over in this 1993 classic comedy film.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 8.30pm 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: Tomorrow, 5.20pm & Sun, 7.50pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

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: Sun, 7.15pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

The Glory Hoes Present: Hairspray (PG)

In the classic 1988 John Waters movie that inspired the popular Broadway musical, Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) is in high school and dreaming of stardom as a local TV dancer. There will be a bar in the theatre, American diner breakfast foods and an afterparty helmed by DJ Bobby Luo.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sept 29, 9.30pm ADMISSION: $50 (dinner, movie & afterparty), $30 (movie & afterparty), $10 (afterparty only) INFO: theprojector.sg

ArtScience On Screen: Wasted! The Story Of Food Waste (NC16)

Every year, 1.3 billion tonnes of food are discarded. Chefs such as Massimo Bottura, Dan Barber and Danny Bowien do their bit to battle food waste in this 2016 feature-length documentary.

WHERE: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Today, Sun - Sept 30, 11am, 12.30, 2, 3.30 & 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.marinabaysands.com/museum


CONTEST

Win An All-in Trip To Anfield With Carlsberg

Win a trip to watch English Premier League Football Club Liverpool train at Melwood and watch a match between them and Chelsea. To participate, submit a video (under 30 seconds) of yourself and the person who is going with you, sharing why you love Liverpool and why you deserve to go on the trip. Submission ends on Sun.

INFO: probablythebest.com.sg


PETS

Voices For Animals Adoption Drive

Bring home a rescued retired breeding dog.

WHERE: Mutts & Mittens Field, 11 Pasir Ris Farmway 2 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/VFASIN


TOURS

Marianne North Exhibition Tour

The group director of the Botanic Gardens, Dr Nigel Taylor, leads a tour to learn more about artist Marianne North's work in the Gardens. The Marianne North: An Extraordinary Traveller explores how the Victorian woman travelled on her own for many years, painting the landscapes and plants she encountered.

WHERE: Visitor Services Desk at Tanglin Gate Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am ADMISSION: Free (each tour has a limited capacity of 20 people) INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg


KIDS

Mums & Babies: The Emoji Movie

This animated film unlocks the secret world inside a smartphone.

WHERE: GV Cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN: Mon, 11am (GV Plaza, GV Tampines & GV VivoCity), 11.30am (GV Bishan & GV Jurong Point), noon (GV City Square, GV Katong, GV Yishun & GV Grand Great World City) ADMISSION: $6, free admission for babies & toddlers under 90cm tall, plus a gift while stocks last TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: www.gv.com.sg

Polyglot Theatre: Paper Planet

Paper Planet is a forest of tall cardboard trees that invites kids and adults to fill it with their own paper creations of creatures, vines and flowers, costumes and fantastical constructions, adding to the world around them. Suitable for children aged two and older. This programme is held in conjunction with Gallery Children's Biennale.

WHERE: City Hall Chamber, Level 3 City Hall Wing, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Thu & Sept 29, 2 & 4pm; Sept 30 & Oct 1, 11am, 2 & 4pm ADMISSION: $20 (adult-child pair), $30 (adult-child trio) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to nationalgallery.sg

Papermoon Puppet Theatre: The White World Of Siwa And Malini

An experimental non-verbal performance for children and adults, this production is about appreciating the differences among people and invites audiences to experience how creatures in a completely white world live their lives. Suitable for children aged four and older. This programme is held in conjunction with Gallery Children's Biennale.

WHERE: Theatrette, Level 4 Supreme Court Wing, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Oct 6, 2 & 4pm; Oct 7 & 8, 11am, 2 & 4pm ADMISSION: $20 (adult-child pair), $30 (adult-child trio) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to nationalgallery.sg


OTHERS

Music Therapy Day

At this annual public outreach event, music therapists share more information about their work, specifically, the progress of music therapy as a practice and profession in Singapore over the last 10 years. Music therapists in various settings will also be making presentations on their work with children, adults and the elderly.

WHERE: 03-01 library@esplanade, 8 Raffles Avenue MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Sun, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free, register at musictherapyday2017.eventbrite.sg

Share The Power

There will be a basic cardiac risk screening, a workshop, games and more at this event held in conjunction with National Heart Week/World Heart Day 2017.

WHERE: Bedok Town Square (between Bedok Mall and Bedok Central Food Centre), 208C New Upper Changi Road MRT: Bedok WHEN: Sept 30, 8am - 7pm ADMISSION: $4 (screening); $10 (workshop); all other activities are free TEL: 6354-9369/9335 INFO: Register at www.myheart.org.sg

Mid-Autumn @ Gardens By The Bay

This year, the Gardens celebrates autumn with lantern sets symbolic of bountiful harvests and good fortune, nightly cultural performances, an Asian food street and craft booths offering activities such as lantern decorating, umbrella painting and Chinese knotting.

WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Today - Oct 8, 6 - 11pm ADMISSION: Free; charges apply for some activities TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg


LAST CALL

Benny Ong: Walking The Thought

Along with other textile works centred on Buddhist themes, this exhibition revisits the Singaporean fashion designer and textile artist's older works from his inaugural textile exhibition, Re-woven: A Celebration Of Lives, that opened at the Singapore Art Museum a decade ago.

WHERE: The Private Museum, 02-06, 51 Waterloo Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Today, 10am - 7pm, tomorrow & Sun, 11am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6738-2872 INFO: www.theprivatemuseum.org

T'ang Quartet Presents The End & The Beginning

This first concert of a retrospective series pays homage to Beethoven and explores what his music means today. It is also a tribute to the composer on the 190th anniversary of his death.

WHERE: Concert Hall, School of the Arts Singapore , 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $12 - $50 TEL: 3158-8588 INFO: www.apactix.com

Kim Myung Soo Fan Meeting In Singapore

The South Korean singer and actor, who is also known as L, will share his thoughts and feelings at this fan meeting.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $142 - $242 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

The Gospellers Live In Singapore

The five-man vocal group from Japan was formed in 1991 when the members were part of their university's a cappella club.

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, Level 3 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/ City Hall WHEN: Sun, 5pm ADMISSION: $62 - $92 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Double Yip First Time In Concert

Taiwanese pop singers Ye Qi-tian and Ye Ai-ling perform together for the first time in Singapore.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sun, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $52 - $152 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 22, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings: Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe