Wednesday 1 November
6.00pm – 7.00pm
Cinema 2 Foyer, HOTA
7.00pm – 7.45pm
Cinema 2, HOTA
OFFICIAL OPENING followed by Industry Panel and Film Screening of TIGER STRIPES
The recent international success of Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Vietnam, Singapore, France, Spain) and Tiger Stripes (Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, France, Germany, Netherlands, Indonesia, Qatar) have brought South East Asia into the spotlight. Hear from those working in the region about the current state of filmmaking and the emerging voices showcasing South East Asia to the world.
The panel will be followed by the opening night screening of a nominated film from this year’s Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
The panel will be followed by a screening of Cannes Critics Week Prize winning and APSA Best Youth nominated film, TIGER STRIPES (95 minutes, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Qatar, France, Netherlands, Germany), directed by Amanda Nell Eu and produced by Foo Fei Ling, Patrick Mao Huang, Fran Borgia, Juliette Lepoutre, Pierre Menahem, Jonas Weydemann, Ellen Havenith, Yulia Evina Bhara.
The first amongst her friends to hit puberty, Zaffan, 12, discovers a terrifying secret about her body. Ostracised by her community, Zaffan fights back, learning that to be free she must embrace the body she feared, emerging as a proud, strong woman.
Industry tickets $40 per person
General admission $45 per person
+ booking fees
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.