Neighbour Asia

Tiong Bahru Social Club

Australian Premiere
DIFF Opening Night Gala
Singapore | English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese, Teochew, Malay, Tamil

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Synopsis:
Ah Bee goes on a comedic odyssey through Tiong Bahru Social Club, a data-driven project to create the happiest neighbourhood in the world. Little by little Ah Bee’s encounters with the neighbourhood’s residents reveal the absurdity of life.

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Kick off DIFF with the Australian Premiere of Singaporean film Tiong Bahru Social Club.
Both clever and light-hearted, this soft sci-fi comedy with a tati-esque je-ne-sais-quoi is as much a visual treat as a feel-good, gentle satire. Such a perfect way to dip into the week of films ahead!
Join us from 6pm for a sunset welcome drink and some entertainment before the screening.
Australian Premiere

Tiong Bahru Social Club

Australian Premiere
DIFF Opening Night Gala
Singapore | English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese, Teochew, Malay, Tamil

***
Synopsis:
Ah Bee goes on a comedic odyssey through Tiong Bahru Social Club, a data-driven project to create the happiest neighbourhood in the world. Little by little Ah Bee’s encounters with the neighbourhood’s residents reveal the absurdity of life.

***
Kick off DIFF with the Australian Premiere of Singaporean film Tiong Bahru Social Club.
Both clever and light-hearted, this soft sci-fi comedy with a tati-esque je-ne-sais-quoi is as much a visual treat as a feel-good, gentle satire. Such a perfect way to dip into the week of films ahead!
Join us from 6pm for a sunset welcome drink and some entertainment before the screening.
Australian Premiere
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Help Is On The Way

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Within the corrupt systems of recruitment, training and placement, millions of rural Indonesian women
place their hopes and dreams in domestic care roles overseas. Can competent help be delivered when
the path is broken?

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decision to make. But for 1000’s of women in rural Indonesia, there are few
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