INTERNATIONAL

GREEN BOOK by PETER FARRELLY USA/2018/130 min

Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.

 

11 March (Mon) 03 : 15 PM @Legend Cinema (Eden Mall)

13 March (Wed) 05 : 30 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)


27 STEPS OF MAY by RAVI L. BHARWANI Indonesia/2018/110 min

After a brutal childhood rape, May has shut herself off from the world. When a magician moves in next door, the sense of wonder he brings with him chips away at her walls, compelling May to confront her past and move into the future.

 

09 March (Sat) 12 : 30 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)

12 March (Tue) 08 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (Eden Mall)

 


THEY SING UP ON THE HILL by BAT-AMGALAN LKHAGVAJAV, IAN ALLARDYCE Mongolia/2018/85 min

Any number of superlatives describe Mongolia’s capital; most remote, fastest growing, coldest and hippest. Ulaanbaatar is the loudest city you’ve never heard. Two young Mongolian musicians discover identity, purpose and love whilst creating the music of the city.

 

11 March (Mon) 04 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (City Mall)

14 March (Thu) 02 : 30 PM @Legend Cinema (Exchange Square)


EULLENIA by PAUL SPURRIER Thailand/2018/127 min

Marcus Hammond is the founder of a private financial institution called EULLENIA. Based in South-East Asia, Eullenia specializes in micro-finance and provides bank loans to the underprivileged. Hammond is smart, honest, and widely respected. Eullenia has grown rapidly and vaulted Hammond into the league of the super-rich. But Hammond has a secret… a passion so dark it could bring his empire crashing down. Hammond is not turned on by jets and yachts and supermodels. There is only one thing he craves to buy – the ultimate deal, the final word in power.

 

10 March (Sun) 03 : 30 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)

13 March (Wed) 01 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (Exchange Square)


CEMARA FAMILY by YANDY LAURENS Indonesia/2018/110 min

After his house and all of his treasure is confiscated by a debt collector, thanks to his brother-in-law’s debt, Abah becomes determined to withstand all of this by staying temporarily in a house in a remote village in West Java. It is his childhood house, inherited by his father. With his family threatened to live in poverty forever. Abah t along with his little family: Emak, Euis, and Cemara who is a high-spirited child. They face problems from the world and within their own family which tests the family’s principle: “the most valuable treasure is family.”

 

09 March (Sat) 12 : 30 PM @Legend Cinema (Eden Mall)

13 March (Wed) 05 : 30 PM @Legend Cinema (Eden Mall)


A LAND IMAGINED by SIEW HUA YEO Singapore, France, Netherlands/2018/96 min

A lonely construction worker from China goes missing at a Singapore land reclamation site, and a sleepless police investigator must put himself in the mind of the migrant to uncover the truth beneath all that sand.

 

12 March (Tue) 05 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)


COME ON IRENE by KEISUKE YOSHIDA Japan/2018/137 min

The film centers on Iwao Shishido, who at age forty suddenly leaves his rural village, but returns with a foreign bride during his father’s funeral.

 

10 March (Sun) 05 : 30 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)

14 March (Thu) 02 : PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)


DIE TOMORROW by NAWAPOL THAMRONGRATTANARIT Thailand/2017/75 min

An anthology of short stories about the last day of people’s lives inspired by newspaper headlines from 2012-2016.

 

09 March (Sat) 12 : 30 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)

10 March (Sun) 04 : 50 PM @Prime Cineplex (Atrium Hall)


KILL-FIST by JAMES LEE Malaysia/2018/96 min

Zhang is a middle aged man struggling with a dead end job as an insurance salesperson, on the verge of divorce with his wife, losing custody of his daughter and on top of all this he has to take care of his father who’s suffering from Alzheimer’s. Unknowingly Zhang is invited to join an underground fighting game for financial purposes but eventually becomes hooked on the fights and determined to reach the final round of the game and find out its true nature and purpose.

 

10 March (Sun) 10 : 00 AM @Legend Cinema (Exchange Square)

12 March (Tue) 05 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (Exchange Square)


KURSK by THOMAS VINTERBERG USA/2018/97 min

The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.

 

10 March (Sun) 04 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (City Mall)

14 March (Thu) 12 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)


LAOS: IN THE WARMEST COUNTRY by IM JEONG-HWAN Korea/2014/71 min

Two Friends finally decide to give up shooting their graduation film.  They plan to make money by selling multiple vitamins in Laos. But a mysterious taxi driver and a North Korean refugee interrupt their work and they get spoiled broths.

 

09 March (Sat) 03 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (Eden Mall)

12 March (Tue) 05 : 00 PM @Prime Cineplex (Atrium Mall)


MEMORIES OF MY BODY by GARIN NUGROHO Indonesia//2018/105 min

In Center Java Juno, a pre-teen abandoned by his father, joins a Lengger dance centre where men assume feminine appearances but the political and social upheaval in Indonesia forces him on the road, meeting remarkable people on his journey.

 

12 March (Tue) 06 : 15 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)

13 March (Wed) 08 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)


NAKORN SAWAN by PUANGSOI AKSORNSAWANG Thailand/2018/77 min

Aoey seeks the Pak Nam Po River believed to reach heaven  in order to send her mother, who recently passed away, to the afterworld. Early in the morning, she boards a boat and embarks on her journey with her father, other family members, and an old friend who is now a monk.

 

12 March (Tue) 01 : 00 PM @Prime Cineplex (Atrium Mall)

13 March (Wed) 05 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (City Mall)


SCREWDRIVER by BASSAM JARBAWI Palestine/2018/108 min

After 15 years of imprisonment, Ziad struggles to adjust to modern Palestinian life as the hero everyone hails him to be. Unable to distinguish reality from hallucination he unravels and drives himself back to where it all began.

 

11 March (Mon) 08 : 30 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)


SINCERELY YOURS, DHAKABY by NUHASH HUMAYUN, GOLAM KIBRIA Bangladesh/2019/74 min

SINCERELY YOURS, DHAKA is a love letter to a city that is often difficult to love. 11 vignettes by 11 Bangladeshi filmmakers come together to tell fragmented stories about one character – Dhaka City itself.

 

10 March (Sun) 01 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (Exchange Square)

13 March (Wed) 08 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (City Mall)


LOVE BLOOMS (STANDING LOVE) by MICHAËL DACHEUX France/2018/83 min

Martin, in a last hope, comes to meet Leah in Paris. They are both twenty-five and have lived together their first love story. From now on, everyone is working hard to build an adult life.

 

10 March (Sun) 07 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (Eden Mall)

13 March (Wed) 08 : 15 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)


THE BLACK HEN by MIN BAHADUR BHAM France-Nepal/2015/90 min

Year 2001, a temporary ceasefire brings much-needed break to a small war-torn village in Northern Nepal, bringing much joy among the residents. PRAKASH and KIRAN, two young close friends, are also starting to feel the change in the air. Though they are divided by caste and social creed, they remain inseparable, and start raising a hen gifted by Prakash’s sister, with hopes to save money by selling her eggs. However, the hen goes missing. To find it, they embark on a journey, innocently unaware of the tyranny brought by the fragile ceasefire.

 

11 March (Mon) 06 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Sorya)

14 March (Thu) 12 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)


THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by KAMILA ANDINI Indonesia/2017/86 min

A young girl seeks out imaginative ways to cope with the death of her twin brother. A fantastic fairy tale about the metaphysical connection that unites two twins, an unbreakable bond that can’t be understood rationally, but rather through the eyes of the local religion that enchants their story.

 

13 March (Wed) 06 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)


THE SWEET REQUIEM by RITU SARIN and TENZING SONAM India/2018/91 min

When a young, exile Tibetan woman unexpectedly sees a man from her past, long-suppressed memories of her traumatic escape across the Himalayas are reignited and she is propelled on an obsessive search for reconciliation and closure.

 

09 March (Sat) 03 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)


TOURISM by DAISUKE MIYAZAKI Japan/2018/77 min

Nina goes to Singapore with her best friend Su. It was their first time ever to travel to a foreign country. They enjoyed the trip for a while but Nina loses sight of Su at Chinatown. Their unforgettable adventure in Singapore starts.

 

10 March (Sun) 07 : 00 PM @Major Cineplex (Aeon Mall)

11 March (Mon) 06 : 00 PM @Legend Cinema (City Mall)