How film-maker Boo Junfeng skirts controversy

By puttting people at the centre of his films, Boo Junfeng deals with controversial issues while skirting controversy

Film-maker Boo Junfeng's work opens chapters in the book of Singapore that many would prefer to keep closed.

He has dealt with, for example, the entrapment of gay men by the police and the Chinese middle school riots of the 1950s.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 03, 2018, with the headline 'Thorny issues, no drama'. Print Edition | Subscribe