A new anthology of short films, Together Apart, will be released on 4 April 2017. Presented by the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI), the anthology explores local-foreigner relations and issues of social integration through various lenses. Together Apart comprises three short films directed by Kelvin Tong, K Rajagopal and Sanif Olek.
As you wait for the anthology’s release, why not check out the posters below? If you look hard enough, you might just catch a glimpse of the protagonist of each film.
The short films explore relationships between Singaporeans and foreigners from different angles and settings. All three arrive at the same meeting point – that we can move beyond our differences and find common threads that bind us, if we take a moment to put ourselves in each other’s shoes.
These films were developed from winning ideas submitted by members of public to Project Lapis Sagu, a crowdsourced film initiative on cultural diversity and social integration launched in November 2016. The initiative attracted 1,209 entries and is part of ongoing efforts to promote greater understanding and mutual respect between locals and foreigners here in Singapore.