Ping (Felicia Chin) is a rebellious university student in a Chinese business family. She plans to elope with her older French boyfriend, but her grandmother will only give her the funds she needs in a hongbao this Chinese New Year, if she brings home a Chinese boyfriend. So she teams up with Xavier (Joshua Tan), her mother’s personal trainer to pretend they are a couple. As lunar luck would have it, they really start falling for each other.
Runtime: 80 minutes
Screenwriter and filmmaker in attendance
Li Lin is one of Singapore’s pioneer female filmmakers. Her award-winning films have travelled globally to the Tribeca Film Festival, Tokyo Short Shorts and many others. In 2018, Li Lin was commissioned to direct Singapore’s National Day music video “We are Singapore”.
Su Ching is an award-winning writer who had her on-screen debut in Singapore’s Chicken Rice War (2000). Her films and plays have been featured at the Telluride Film Festival, Glasgow Film Festival, Tokyo Short Shorts, SGIFF, and performed in New York, Shanghai, and Singapore.
Li Lin and Su Ching met at NYU Tisch-Asia where they did their graduate studies.
No charge (local snacks included)
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