Happenings - Films


Promising Actresses

Explore the works of French actresses in the movies Caprice, Tirez La Langue Mademoiselle (Miss And The Doctors) and L'amour Dure Trois Ans (Love Lasts Three Years).

WHERE: Alliance Francaise de Singapour, 1 Sarkies Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Tue, 8pm (Caprice); Nov 22, 8pm (Tirez La Langue Mademoiselle); Nov 29, 8pm (L'amour Dure Trois Ans) ADMISSION: $9 (public), $7 (Alliance Francaise member, except for Caprice, which is free for members) INFO: Tickets from alliancefrancaise.org.sg

Tsukiji Wonderland

This documentary is about the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. In Japanese with English subtitles.

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

Captain Fantastic (M18)

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise with his brood and re-enter the world. Stars Viggo Mortensen.

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


Charlotte's Web

This stage production is based on the classic children's book by E.B. White about the devoted friendship between a pig and a spider.

WHERE: KC Arts Centre, Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, Robertson Quay, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Today - Dec 11, today, 3pm; 11am & 2pm (weekends & public holidays); 10am (weekdays) ADMISSION: $28 - $51 (single ticket); $99 - $179 (family package of four) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

The Not So Creepy Halloween

Embark on a top-secret mission to stop supervillains who have invaded the Science Centre.

WHERE: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Tomorrow - Mon, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: $5 a trail booklet; admission charges to Science Centre apply INFO: www.science.edu.sg

The Halloween Carnival

Activities include carnival games, fortune-telling and face-painting, as well as a parade of spooky entities. Open to resort guests and the public.

WHERE: D'Resort @ Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Tomorrow, 7 - 10pm ADMISSION: Free; separate charges for some activities INFO: www.downtowneast.com.sg

Clay-Stories Workshop

Construct Pokemon characters with "jumping clay" in this clay modelling workshop. Suitable for children aged seven to 12.

WHERE: Meeting Room 1, 03-18 Block B Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Nov 5, 9.30am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: $40 TEL: 6641-6315 INFO: To register, e-mail enquiries@mould.com.sg. Go to www.mould.com.sg

Upcycle Your T-shirt Into A Bag

Children aged seven and older will learn how to make a tote bag out of an old T-shirt. Participants are required to bring their own T-shirt and scissors.

WHERE: Activity Room, Cheng San Public Library, 03-11 Hougang Mall, 90 Hougang Avenue 10 MRT: Hougang WHEN: Nov 12, 2 - 3pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Garden Troopers - My Outdoor Adventures

Discover the intricate link between plants and animals through a series of games. Suitable for children aged 10 to 12. Programme fee includes meals, materials and admission to the Conservatories only on the first day.

WHERE: Bay South Garden, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Nov 21 & 22, 9am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $150 (public) & $120 (Friends of the Gardens member) TEL: 6420-6843 INFO: E-mail education@ gardensbythebay.com.sg. Register at www.gardensbythebay.com.sg by Mon

Aesop's Fables: The Town Mouse & The Country Mouse

This interactive production of the famous Aesop's fable explores the differences between people and the importance of kindness and friendship. Suitable for children aged three and older.

WHERE: Drama Theatre, School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Nov 4, 5pm; Nov 5, 11am, 2 & 5pm; Nov 6, 11am & 2pm ADMISSION: $41 - $62 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Nightmare On Bugis Street

There will be dark alleys, creepy puppets and scary prison inmates as two levels of a shopping arcade are transformed into scare zones.

WHERE: Bugis Street, 3 New Bugis Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today & tomorrow; Nov 4 & 5, 10pm - 2am ADMISSION: $49 (for single scare zone) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Cold Storage Spooktacular Carnival

There will be a magic show, henna tattoo and face painting booths, candy and more at this Halloween-themed carnival.

WHERE: Level 1 Guthrie House, 1 Fifth Avenue MRT: Sixth Avenue WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - 3pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/sg.coldstorage

Deepavali Celebrations @ National Gallery Singapore

Celebrate the Deepavali weekend with a range of activities and programmes inspired by Deepavali, including workshops and dance performances.

WHERE: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: www.nationalgallery.sg

Survive: The Living Dead

Fight zombies using laser tag guns, arrows and your wits.

WHERE: Merriment by Drury Lane, 02-01 JTC Summit, 8 Jurong Town Hall Road MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 6pm ADMISSION: $30 (standard), $45 (at the door) & $250 (group of 10) INFO: Tickets from survive2016. wixsite.com/thelivingdead


This Halloween-themed event features the rare mask of a villain from the 1950s British sci-fi comic series, Dan Dare: Pilot Of The Future.

WHERE: Mint Museum of Toys, 26 Seah Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 6.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.emint.com

Discover Breathtaking Bhutan

This fair features award-winning photography, indigenous handicrafts, paintings and souvenirs alongside live demonstrations of fabric weaving.

WHERE: Basement 4 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6238-8228 INFO: www.ionorchard.com


Witness: The Archive Of Cultural Revolution

Veteran Chinese photographer Li Zhensheng opens a window to one of China's most tumultuous historical events, the Cultural Revolution of 1966 to 1976. Part of Singapore International Photography Festival.

WHERE: The Arts House Gallery I, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today, 11am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-6900 INFO: www.theartshouse.sg

Richard Wagner's The Flying Dutchman

Conductor Darrell Ang is the musical director of the Singapore production of Wagner's opera, which is set in South-east Asia.

WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Till Sun, 3, 6.30 & 7.30pm ADMISSION: $50 - $150 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Ira Levin's Deathtrap

This play within a play by Asylum Theatre tells of a writer of Broadway thrillers who is struggling with a dry spell and receives a promising script from a student.

WHERE: Drama Centre Black Box, Level 5 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 3 & 8pm; Sunday, 3pm ADMISSION: $44 - $54 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Look, Don't Talk

Local photographer Simon Tay captures the densely populated city of Tokyo. His works are predominantly photographed with a 35mm camera, using black-and-white film and presented in silver gelatin print.

WHERE: Machiya, Level 2 Liang Court (outside Shin Yeh), 177 River Valley Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Mon, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.liangcourt.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 October 28, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe