In the 1950s, Singapore’s cinema scene was thriving. She was the production hub for the hundreds of films made in collaboration with Malaysia.
After Singapore’s separation from Malaysia, the focus shifted to the country’s development while the film industry was put on the back burner.
There was a lull with barely any feature films produced at all.
But this didn’t stop passionate filmmakers from sacrificing their blood, sweat and tears to make their film ideas come to fruition.
Watch as filmmakers of Singapore recall their personal struggles and achievements as they rose to where they are today.
And put Singapore on the map for world cinema.
This post is sponsored by the Singapore Film Commission.