11 Oct '17, 9pm

Spotlight on Indonesia at Singapore Media Festival - The Straits Times

Asian storytelling continues to take centre stage at the fourth edition of the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) from Nov 23 to Dec 3. There will be a spotlight on Indonesia as the festival's first Country-of-Focus to mark 50 years of bilateral ties between the two countries. Award-winning Indian film-maker Shekhar Kapur (Bandit Queen, 1994; Elizabeth, 1998) will head the Singapore International Film Festival's (SGIFF) Asian Feature Film Jury. SMF is hosted by the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) and includes the SGIFF, Asian Television Awards, Asia TV Forum & Market, ScreenSingapore and SMF Ignite, with its focus on online content creation. More than 20,000 industry insiders and members of the public are expected to be part of the festival. Kapur said in a statement: "As an Asian looking for new adventures in storytelling and film-making, I once went to...

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