Philippines, 1901. A young boy flees with his grandfather and their buffalo to escape the American occupation of his town. He finds a toddler amid a sea of corpses and together, the two boys struggle to survive in the howling wilderness while desperately hanging onto their childhood.
Singular Screens, the film programme curated by the Asian Film Archive (AFA) for Singapore International Festival of Arts 2019 (SIFA), features an international selection of Singapore premieres celebrating independent and singular visions from Singapore and around the world. Valuing the ingenious and the risk-taking in cinema, Singular Screens is diverse in representation and bold in putting together its palette of cinematic adventures. Screenings will be held at the Screening Room at SIFA’s Festival House and Oldham Theatre.