Happenings - Films


Kids Flix: Doraemon The Movie: Nobita And The Birth Of Japan 2016

Doraemon and friends attempt to help a caveman save his people from two terrifying tribes.

WHERE: Golden Village cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN: Today, 11am (GV Bishan, GV Plaza, GV City Square, GV Suntec City, GV Jurong Point, GV Tampines) & 11.30am (GV Katong, GV Yishun, GV Grand Great World City) ADMISSION: $6 (free admission for babies & toddlers below 90cm) TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Tickets from gv.com.sg/GVMovies

Cine Club: Young Love

This weekly screening event that runs through the month explores love as seen through the eyes of teenagers. Upcoming movies are LOL (Laughing Out Loud) and Les Beaux Gosses (The French Kissers).

WHERE: Alliance Francaise De Singapour, 1 Sarkies Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Tue (LOL) & Sept 27 (Les Beaux Gosses), 8pm ADMISSION: $9 (standard), $7 (Alliance Francaise members) INFO: Tickets from www.alliancefrancaise.org.sg

Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things

This documentary examines minimalism through people who try to live life with less.

WHERE: The Hive, 59 New Bridge Road, Level 5 MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Thu, 6.15 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Pay as you please (registration required) INFO: Register at tinyurl.com/DoyenneSGMinimalism. Go to www.facebook.com/DoyenneSingapore


Cacti And Succulents: How To Grow And Identify Plants From Dry Climates

Learn to identify and grow cacti and succulents in this workshop, which includes a tour of the Sun Garden at the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

WHERE: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Botany Centre, Level 3, Classrooms 1 & 2, 1 Cluny Road, MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Sept 24, 10am - 1pm ADMISSION: $50 INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg. Registration closes on Wed or when full


Architours 2016

This is a series of guided tours to explore and learn about home-grown design and architecture, featuring a curated mix of houses, public institutions, landscape projects and religious buildings. Part of Archifest 2016.

WHERE: Meet at Archifest Pavilion @ Raffles Place Park MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Sept 24 & 25, Oct 1, 2 & 8, various times ADMISSION: $50 (standard), $42 (students); student rates not available for selected tours INFO: Register at archifest.sg/2016/architours


Voices For Animals Adoption Drive

An adoption drive by the animal welfare group which rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes retired breeding dogs.

WHERE: Voices For Animals, 11 Pasir Ris Farmway 2 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/vfasin

SOSD Adoption Drive

An adoption drive by Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD), a volunteer-run group promoting the welfare of strays.

WHERE: Tea Party Cafe, 01-05 Amnios Building, 1 Biopolis Drive MRT: Commonwealth WHEN: Sun, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sosd.org.sg


The Gruffalo's Child

In this musical, Tall Stories Theatre Company brings to life Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's book. Suitable for children from age three.

WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Thu, 9.30 & 11.30am; Sept 23, 5pm; Sept 24, 10am, noon & 4.30pm; Sept 25, 10am & noon ADMISSION: $46 - $66 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Our Windows Of Singapore, A Contemporary Art Workshop By Evergreen Primary School

Parents and children will create scenes of Singapore's past, present and future with silhouettes. For parent-child pairs, with children aged seven to 10.

WHERE: Programme Zone, 01-03 Woodlands Regional Library, 900 South Woodlands Drive MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Sept 24, 10.30am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

HackAble Workshops Series

Help to build low-cost assistive devices for the disabled. Items will be donated to disability organisations. Children younger than 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

WHERE: DA Labs@NLB at Level 2, Jurong Regional Library, 21 Jurong East Central 1 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Sept 24 & Nov 12, (Hack-A-Mouse), Oct 22 (Hack-A-Toy), noon - 3pm ADMISSION: $10 INFO: Register at engineeringgood.org


Ghost Story Campfire Night Session 2

Participants will share and listen to supernatural tales.

WHERE: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: Bras Basah/City Hall WHEN:Today, 7.30 - 9pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at ptix.co/2bZ1RRP

The Singapore Monologue Slam 2016

Participants will share their stories with a panel of judges comprising artists and theatre-makers.

WHERE: *Scape Gallery Theatre, Level 5, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: Today - Sun, 8 - 10pm ADMISSION: $25 INFO: Tickets from sgmonoslam.weebly.com

Silver Memories

Graduates from the Silver Writing: Writing My Memoir programme by The Arts House give a dramatised reading of their work. Part of Silver Arts Festival 2016.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Toa Payoh Public Library, 6 Toa Payoh Central MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 3pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Qipao Pageant And Mooncake Festival Cultural Performance

This inaugural event aims to promote the Chinese qipao, showcase its flamboyance and support a charitable cause.

WHERE: The Axis, Textile Centre, Level 4, 200 Jalan Sultan MRT: Lavender WHEN: Today, 7pm ADMISSION: $28 - $50 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Visiting Artist Series: Takacs Quartet Plays Beethoven

The Grammy-winning string quartet returns with an all- Beethoven programme.

WHERE: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 3 Conservatory Drive MRT: Clementi WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Moonstruck Odyssey @ Haw Par Villa

This night trail presents a quirky take on the tale of rampaging suns and a lonely daughter of the moon.

WHERE: Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Road MRT: Haw Par Villa WHEN: Today - Sun, 7 - 8pm, 8 - 9pm & 9 - 10pm ADMISSION: $15.50 INFO: Tickets from www.moveyourlife.co

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 16, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe