Stealing Moments

Ben Slater

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9789888083602
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209114 | DOI:
Stealing Moments

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In Singapore, ‘history’ is only permitted to make an appearance in the form of propaganda for the government’s milestones, or as water-coloured or sepia-tinted nostalgia for humbler, simpler times. Tan Pin Pin’s pair of hour-long documentaries “Singapore GaGa” (2005) and “Invisible City” (2007) are both acts of remembrance and documentation of Singapore´s history.

Keywords: Independent Cinema; Southeast Asia; Singapore GaGa; Invisible City; Tan Pin Pin

Chapter.  3471 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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