Singapore International Film Festival 2021 Sheffield Doc Fest 2021
Megan Barker, Jason Dehamel, Trevor Nonis, Bunny Rodrigues, Sara Frederica Santa Maria
SAUDADE is an aural and visual archive narrated entirely in Kristang — a creole language that emerged in 16th-century Portuguese colonial Malacca. The film reimagines rituals and choreography characteristic of early Eurasian kampongs in three acts: a song and dance of the Jinkli Nona, a scene between a shrimp fisherman and his wife, and a cross-cultural encounter with the Orang Minyak (Oily Man). Using folklore and myth as narrative anchors, filmmaker Russel Morton weaves his personal identity and allegorical storytelling into cinema to examine the origins of Eurasians in the Malayan region. – Celia Pouzet
Shamanic panic! New measurements of reality, the genesis of Memetic Magick and virtual pied pipers in this mind-bending debut anti-documentary.
Joonas Neuvonen, Sadri Cetinkaya
In this unintended sequel to REINDEERSPOTTING, filmmaker Joonas Neuvonen travels to Southeast Asia seeking the truth behind his friend Jani’s death.
Nadia G decides to quit her popular cooking show to pursue her dream of punk rock and tour with her band The Menstruators!