14 Feb '13, 8am

We talk to artist Boo Junfeng about his short film 'Mirror', shot amongst the graveyards in Bukit Brown cemetery:

We talk to artist Boo Junfeng about his short film 'Mirror', shot amongst the graveyards in Bukit Brown cemetery:

Why did you choose Bukit Brown as the area for your film? It is a place that is rich in history and biodiversity. During a workshop with the actor, Irfan Kasban, we laid down among the tombs for several minutes and took in the tranquility of the cemetery. It really is beautiful. It's no wonder why an estimate of 100,000 people chose it to be their final resting place. It's a pity a highway is going to run right through it and destroy all of that. Can you give us a sneak peek of what it will be about? It is about an injured soldier who is lost in the forest, among the tombs. How was the piece conceived, and what were you inspired by? I was inspired by a tour I went on in Bukit Brown which was led by volunteers who cared deeply about the historical and ecological value of the place. Their passion in wanting to preserve it was very admirable, but there's also a sense of helpl...

Full article: http://www.timeoutsingapore.com/art/feature/interview-boo...

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