A CEL­E­BRA­TION OF EURO­PEAN CIN­EMA

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The Euro­pean Union Film Fes­ti­val (EUFF) re­turns for its 27th edi­tion from 11 to 21 May, tak­ing place for the first time at Na­tional Gallery Sin­ga­pore. Fea­tur­ing a line-up of 27 fea­ture films from 19 dif­fer­ent coun­tries, the EUFF gives Sin­ga­pore au­di­ences the op­por­tu­nity to ex­pe­ri­ence Euro­pean cre­ativ­ity and di­ver­sity through a se­lec­tion of re­cent dra­mas, thrillers, come­dies and an­i­mated movies, many of which have not re­ceived com­mer­cial screen­ings out­side of Europe. In ad­di­tion to the fes­ti­val’s open­ing film, Tschick (2016), a com­ing-of-age Ger­man dram­edy, other high­lights in­clude Dutch film Be­yond Sleep (2016), Prob­lem­ski Ho­tel (2015) from Bel­gium, and English-lan­guage, Ital­ian ro­man­tic drama The Cor­re­spon­dence, fea­tur­ing Jeremy Irons and Rus­sian ac­tress-model Olga Kurylenko. There will also be fam­ily-friendly films, in­clud­ing The Dragon’s Spell (2016), an an­i­mated, English-lan­guage fea­ture from the Ukraine, and Aus­trian fam­ily drama, Broth­ers of The Wind (2015). Tick­ets from Sis­tic. fb.com/euffsg

The Dragon’s Spell

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