Perspectives Film Festival 2017


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In its 10th anniversary, Perspectives presented the theme of Rebels in celebration of its breakthrough legacy. The festival opened with City of Ghosts, and featured a spread of 11 international films, three of which were Singapore premieres. The ancillarily events included a screening of Virtual Reality (VR) shorts and a panel discussion with pioneers in the local VR industry.


City of Ghosts (2017)
Black Girl (1966)
Behemoth (2015)
Blow-Up (1966)
The Apple (1998)
La Haine (1995)
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)
The Lure (2015)
I Am Not a Witch (2017)
McCabe & Mrs Miller (1971)
Days of Being Wild (1990)

Ancillary Events

A New World: The Cinematic Virtual Reality Experience
Panel Discussion + Q&A:
Eugene Soh, multidisciplinary artist
Lionel Chok, filmmaker and creative technologist of iMMERSiVELY
Ender Jiang, founder of VR content company Hiverlab
Rajesh Chakravarthy, MAGES game designer
Virtual Reality Short Films Line-up:
Alteration (2017)
Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness (2016)
I, Philip (2016)
Dolphin Man (2016)
Pearl (2016)
Special Delivery (2015)