How Well do You Know The Person Beside You At The Hawker Centre?

 

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After a meal at Amoy Street Food Centre, Robert and his friends get up to leave without clearing their trays. Ade stops them and politely requests for them to do so.

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Robert is indignant and openly shows his annoyance, assuming that Ade was only picking on them.

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Robert quickly jumps to conclusions and the situation escalates into a tense and heated misunderstanding.

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Unbeknownst to Robert, Ade has more in common with him and his friends than he realised.

Watch ‘Common Ground’ by M. Raihan Halim on Viddsee:

‘Common Ground’ is part of Project RED, an anthology of short films by acclaimed local filmmakers which explores how all of us, regardless of background and where we come from, have more in common than we think. Project RED is produced by Viddsee, in collaboration with Gov.sg.

Watch all Project RED films here.

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