ArtScience on ScreenArtScience on Screen


ArtScience on Screen explores the intersection between art and science using moving image, video and film. In a rolling programme, ArtScience on Screen features a range of exciting filmmakers and artists from Singapore and beyond, at various stages of their careers.  

Presentations will include solo showcases of artists’ moving image work, curated programmes of film exploring specific artscience themes, feature length film screenings, multi-screen presentations and creative documentaries that introduce key practitioners and methods in the field.

ArtScience on Screen forms the backbone of the museum’s dedicated film programming, and is part of Marina Bay Sands’ ongoing commitment to the local and international film culture and community. In addition to screenings, Level 4 of ArtScience Museum will also host regular press conferences, dialogue sessions and masterclasses with acclaimed filmmakers and artists, with the aim to inspire audiences to discover art and science through film and moving image.

Currently Showing

ArtScience on Screen: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

ArtScience on Screen: Asian Premiere – WASTED! The Story of Food Waste

Directed by Anna Chai and Nari Kye
4 – 6, 8 – 17, 19, 22, 24 – 30 Sep | 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm & 5:00pm

Rating: NC16

Every year, 1.3 billion tonnes of food is thrown out. That's $218 billion worth of food produced for human consumption that never gets eaten... With one-third of the world's food being thrown away even before it reaches the plate, it's time to shed new light on what is food and what is garbage.

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste (2016) is a feature-length documentary that will change how people buy, cook and eat food.

Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Massimo Bottura, Dan Barber and Danny Bowien, we'll see how the world’s most influential chefs battle food waste — transforming what most people consider garbage, scraps, and rejects into incredible dishes that feed more people, impact the bottom line, and create a more sustainable food system.

WASTED! will also showcase forward-thinking organizations and individuals who are already influencing the future of food recovery and demonstrating how eating empowers you, in the fight to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century: global food waste.

About the Directors:
Anna Chai is an Emmy Award®-winning director and producer known for her work on the James Beard Award-winning series The Mind of a Chef and The Layover.

Nari Kye is the creator of WASTED! The Story of Food Waste and is an Emmy Award®-winning producer of The Mind of a Chef and the Peabody Award®-winning series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.

SGIFFL: 10th Anniversary Screening of Gone Shopping

SGIFF: 10th Anniversary Screening of Gone Shopping

1 – 8 Oct | 3:00pm & 5:00pm

Gone Shopping is a satirical drama about how a nation's obsession with shopping changes the course of one woman's life. Clara, a 40-year-old tai tai (a wealthy lady of leisure) faces a mid-life crisis and decides to run away to the only place that has ever made any sense to her – the shopping centres. There, she crosses paths with an eight-year-old child abandoned by her parents in a 24-hour mall; an angst-ridden 23-year-old who avoids work and hangs out at the mall; and an ex-boyfriend who is now the manager of the bedding and linens department of a store. Together, the ‘creatures’ of the mall lead us through a journey of love, loss and liberation through the heart of Singapore.

Released to critical acclaim in 2007, Gone Shopping is the first-full length directorial debut of female director Wee Li Lin, who is known to be the most prolific female short filmmaker in Singapore. In celebration of its tenth year anniversary, the film is presented as part of ArtScience on Screen in collaboration with Singapore International Film Festival.

For more details please refer to our Facebook event page.

AI LOVE at Cyborg Cinema

Cyborg Cinema

9 – 10, 14 – 17, 20 – 21 Oct

In this mini season of films about artificial and emotional intelligence, we imagine a near future when our family, our loved ones or our chosen companions might be robots. What would it feel like to harbour the most human of feelings - a family bond, romantic love or a deep friendship - towards a sophisticated piece of artificial intelligence?