SGIFF at Marina Bay SandsSGIFF at Marina Bay Sands


Film lovers, rejoice! The 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) will take place from 23 November – 4 December 2016. Join us as we celebrate the stories of Asia, Southeast Asia, and the world as told through the art of film and the experience of cinema!

The Festival captivates 12,000 audience members annually with over 100 films from around the world. Through film screenings, post-show discussions, masterclasses and talks, discover universal themes and untold stories in the work of internationally acclaimed directors and Asia’s most promising filmmakers.

This year, SGIFF welcomes a stellar ensemble of filmmakers and professionals to Singapore to form the jury panel of its much-anticipated Silver Screen Awards at the Marina Bay Sands.

Screenings and Dialogue Series at Marina Bay Sands

Film Screenings at The MasterCard Theatres:

23rd November: SGIFF Opening Film; Interchange

1st December: 3rd Special Presentation Film; The Road to Mandalay


Hosted at The ArtScience Museum
As part of ArtScience on Screen: In Conversation With

In Conversation is an exclusive series of dialogues with guest directors, actors and actresses held at the beautiful and intimate setting of the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands. Through a moderated discussion, the sessions will explore the diversity of their works as film practitioners and the inspirations behind their craft.

Ticket booking: refundable S$5 ticket via Peatix

27th November
, Sunday / 3:00pm / 60min: Mrs K

1st December, Thursday / 3:00pm / 60min: The Road to Mandalay

4th December, Sunday / 11:00am / 60min: Simon Yam


Open To Public: Red Carpet Events

23 Nov

SGIFF Opening Film; Interchange (Malaysia/Indonesia), Sands Theatre Foyer, 6.45pm 

Celebrities in attendance:
The film’s director Dain Iskandar Said and cast Shaheizy Sam and Nicholas Saputra; Michelle Yeoh, Lee Si-kang, Lee Song-lee, Tran Anh-Hung; Southeast Asian filmmakers Eric Khoo, Brillante Mendoza and Joko Anwar; MediaCorp artists Felicia Chin and Ian Fang; Fly Entertainment artists Lim Yu Beng, Adele Wong and Suhaimi Yusof. 


26 Nov

SGIFF Benefit Dinner, South Crystal Pavilion, 6.45pm 

Celebrities in attendance:
James Marsden, Darren Aronofsky, Tran Anh-Hung, Baek Sung-Hyun, Lee Si-kang, Lee Song-lee; Singaporean filmmakers Eric Khoo, Royston Tan and Boo Junfeng. 


1 Dec

SGIFF 3rd Special Presentation Film; The Road to Mandalay (Taiwan/Germany/Myanmar/France), Grand Theatre Foyer, 6.45pm 

Celebrities in attendance:
Director Midi Z, Kai Ko, Wu Ke-Xi, A Yellow Bird Director K. Rajagopal and cast Sivakumar Palakrishnan, Huang Lu and Seema Biswas; MediaCorp artists Jeffrey Xu, Hong Ling, Xueling, and Georgina Chang. 


3 Dec

Silver Screen Awards, Grand Theatre Foyer, 6.45pm 

Celebrities in attendance:
Hong Kong star and Cinema Legend award recipient Simon Yam, Hong Kong filmmaker and screenwriter, Honorary Award recipient Fruit Chan, Qin Hailu, Huang Lu, Seema Biswas, Yu Tai-Yan, Japanese director and Cannes Film Festival regular Naomi Kawase; MediaCorp artists Pierre Png, Desmond Tan, Jeffrey Xu, Tay Ping Hui, and Georgina Chang; Fly Entertainment artists Benjamin Heng. 


*information accurate at time of publish.



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