Happenings - Films


Thelma & Louise (M18)

In this 1991 feminist classic directed by Ridley Scott, Thelma (Geena Davis) joins her friend Louise (Susan Sarandon) on a short fishing trip. However, their trip becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots a man who tries to rape Thelma in a bar.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Mon, 4.20pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Remittance: A Film Screening In Celebration Of International Domestic Workers Day

This film tells the story of Marie, a foreign domestic worker in Singapore, and her struggles to cope with demanding employers, long hours of work and separation from her family.

WHERE: Shaw Theatres Lido, 350 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: July 5, 7pm ADMISSION: $15; free for foreign domestic workers INFO: Tickets from goo.gl/0kh3m4. Go to www.aware.org.sg


Istana Nature Guided Walk

This walk will showcase the Istana's flora, fauna and biodiversity.

WHERE: The Istana, Orchard Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Sun, 10am - 4pm, conducted hourly ADMISSION: $4 (Singaporean/ permanent resident); $10 (foreigner); $2 (child aged three - 12); $12 (family package of four for Singaporeans); $30 (family package of four for foreigners) INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

The Art Of Planting: Container Gardens And Terrariums (A Gardening Workshop)

The art of growing and arranging plants in containers and enclosed bottles will be explored in this workshop.

WHERE: Classrooms 1 & 2, Level 3 Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: July 1, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: $80 TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg


Impacting Lives Challenge

In this Instagram photography and videography challenge, participants aged 13 to 30 will get to meet and take photos or videos of beneficiaries from selected Methodist Welfare Services Centres. Those who post their photos or videos on Instagram stand a chance to win prizes. Registration closes on July 12.

INFO: www.mws.ilc.sg

Golden Point Award

This is a creative writing competition for short stories and poetry in the nation's four official languages: English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. It is open only to writers who, at the time of application, have yet to publish a solo work in the genre they are competing in. The award ceremony will be held in November in conjunction with the Singapore Writers Festival. Results will be announced during the festival. The deadline for submission is July 14.

INFO: www.theartshouse.sg/whats-on/golden-point-award-2017


Public Walking Tours: Form, Shape, Colour & Line: Abstraction In Public Art & Made In Singapore: Public Art By Singapore Artists

These guided tours will take participants through the Civic and Central Business districts to explore prominent public artworks in the city.

WHERE: NTUC Centre, 1 Marina Boulevard (Form, Shape, Colour & Line: Abstraction In Public Art) & Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road (Made In Singapore: Public Art By Singapore Artists) MRT: Raffles Place/ Bras Basah WHEN: Sun, 9.30 - 10.30am ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6735-9986 INFO: www.eventbrite.sg


Screening of Kedi + Caturday

Watch Kedi, a documentary about the street cats of Istanbul, catch a post-show talk on the community cat landscape in Singapore and attend an adoption drive by the Cat Welfare Society.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 2pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg


My Sparky Fire - Fire Safety Awareness For Children & Parents

This hands-on workshop will impart key fire safety tips to children, such as how to prevent and fight fire, and how to locate the emergency escapes when a fire breaks out. Suitable for children aged seven to 10.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Queenstown Public Library, 53 Margaret Drive MRT: Queenstown WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am - noon ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Swing Into Action @ Nex With Spider-Man: Homecoming Meet-And-Greet

This event features replicas from the set of the upcoming Marvel film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, as well as games and activities, including a dress-up corner, where kids can try on the Spider-Man: Homecoming costume and get their photos taken.

WHERE: Atrium, Level 1 Nex, 23 Serangoon Central MRT: Serangoon WHEN: Today - Mon, 1 & 3pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nex.com.sg

Pinocchio: A Whale Of A Tale!

An adaptation of the story Pinocchio, this musical puppet show follows the journey of a puppet and his master, as they travel through forests and seas, to discover what it means to be brave, strong and true to yourself, as well as love one another and the environment. Suitable for children aged two to 10.

WHERE: The Pavilion, 01-01 Far East Square, 28 China Street MRT: Telok Ayer/Raffles Place WHEN: July 8 - 30, 6pm (Fri), 3 & 6pm (Sat), 3pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $44 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Kranji Countryside Farmers' Market (10th Edition)

There will be 50 local farmers and artisan stalls, food, community talks and family and children's activities.

WHERE: Nyee Phoe Flower Garden, 240 Neo Tiew Crescent MRT: Kranji WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 6pm & Sun, 10am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/farmersmarkets

Personalise Your Outfit: Live Station By Pew Pew Patches

Redeem two iron-on patches to decorate your clothes. Patches can be ironed on in-store or taken home.

WHERE: Uniqlo Orchard Central, 01-01 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 3 - 6pm ADMISSION: Spend a minimum of $80 at Uniqlo Orchard Central to stand a chance to redeem two free patches (30 redemptions a day) TEL: 6835-7297 INFO: www.facebook.com/uniqlo.sg

Ink & Cut

This pop-up event is organised by Singapore's first modern traditional barbershop, The Hounds Of The Baskervilles, and popular local tattoo studio Gimmelove Tattoo.

WHERE: Internal Atrium, Level 1 The Cathay, 2 Handy Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 1 - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: thecathay.com.sg/event/ink-and-cut

Hari Raya: Stories Of Family And Love

Celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri with storytellers Yazid Jalil, Bright Ong and Kamini Ramachandram, who will tell stories about family, friendship and love.

WHERE: Pip's Playbox at the Esplanade, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow - Mon, 3.15 & 4.45pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com


The Glasgow School Of Art Singapore Degree Show

This exhibition showcases print, video and installation projects exploring diverse cultures from the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in north-west China to Vietnam; and the multi-faceted culture and heritage of Singapore, with a focus on Peranakan shophouses, Chinese opera and the kampung spirit of long-lost villages.

WHERE: Sota Gallery, Level 2 School of the Arts Singapore, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Today, noon - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.gsasingapore.com or www.facebook.com/GSofASingapore


This group exhibition showcases the works of eight emerging artists - Ben Yap, Brenn Tan, Izzy Tan, Jackson Kang, Odelia Tang, Quinn Lum, Rafi Abdullah and Tristan Lim. It features the media of painting, printmaking, photography, video and installation.

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

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 23, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe