Discover two classic films and one animation film from the beginning of the 19th century, underlined by live music from the students ofYong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. The programme will be composed of , George Méliès’ Cinderella or The Glass Slipper, Hugh Harman’s Ain’t Nature Grand! and Charlie Chaplin’s The Adventurer.
In partnership with:
CENDRILLON OU LA PANTOUFLE MERVEILLEUSE
(Cinderella or The Glass Slipper)
1912, 24mins Director: Georges Méliès
Cinderella, who is undergoing her sisters’ cruelty, is transformed into a princess by her fairy godmother to attend the King’s ball, under the condition that she comes back home before midnight. Seduced by her, the Prince will try to find her, thanks to the glass slipper that she lost at the ball.
AIN’T NATURE GRAND!
1931, 7mins Director:Hugh Harman
Bosko decides to go fishing. Since he is not able to catch anything, he goes to the forest to dance with frogs, which doesn’t please everyone.
(The Adventurer) 1917, 24mins Director:Charlie Chaplin Synopsis:
Charlot, a prisoner, manages to escape from the guards of the prison. He saves a young woman and her mother from drowning. Pretending to be a millionaire, he is invited to a reception in his honour. But one of the guests recognises him as the escaped prisoner and a chase starts.
Teng Wye Shin is a songwriter, recording and mixing engineer from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. She freelances as a score director for filming classical music concerts. She has produced several Mandopop covers, is currently under the tutelage of Ocean Butterflies and has released her own original song.
Ruanist and composer Sulwyn Lok aims to connect people through music, fusing influences from traditional Asian music with newer genres to form his musical language. His music has been described as “magical” (Straits Times, 2018), and can be heard on films at the Cannes Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival.
Seah Zi Keane has been learning the keyboard since 13 and is self-taught in playing the guitar. He discovered EDM around the same time and has started to produce his own music. He is currently a student in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, majoring in Film, Sound and Video.
Please note that la médiathèque , la galerie and Café Diabolowill be closed from Monday 26 August until Saturday 31 August for the mid-semester break. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
In August, la médiathèque has limited opening hours, click here for more information.