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The SceneThe Tatler Weekend Round-Up: February 8 To 10

The Tatler Weekend Round-Up: February 8 To 10

The Tatler Weekend Round-Up: February 8 To 10
Image: Courtesy of Silent Disco Asia
By Amelia Yeo
February 08, 2019
Film screenings, silent discos and theatre productions take over the town this weekend
Image: Courtesy of Silent Disco Asia
Image: Courtesy of Silent Disco Asia

1/3i Light Singapore's Silent Disco, Bicentennial Version

What Taking over the atrium at the ArtScience Museum this Saturday is party group Silent Disco Asia, bringing you the best hits by three different DJs to get you going on the dancefloor against the Marina Bay backdrop. With just a flick of a switch on your own headset, you can choose to groove to chart-topping tunes on the green channel, heart-thumping electronic dance music on the blue, or rock and indie anthems on the red. As your headphones light up to the colour of your preferred set, immerse yourself in this interactive experience as part of the i Light Festival happening this weekend. Party-goers won't want to miss out on the exciting Bollywood special on Feb 22 as well!

When February 9, 16, 22 and 23 

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Image: Courtesy of The Necessary Stage
Image: Courtesy of The Necessary Stage

2/3Off Centre

What The Necessary Stage's most celebrated play, Off Centre, makes a comeback at the Victoria Theatre this month. Written by local playwright Haresh Sharma and directed by theatre veteran Alvin Tan, it ventures into the friendship of two unlikely individuals, exploring the social stigma around mental illness that is still relevant to this day. This year's production will also see the return of both original leading actors in the 1993 version—Sakina Dollah and Abdulattif Abdullah—reprising the role of Saloma and Vinod respectively. 

When Till February 17

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(Related: 5 Artists To Watch At Singapore Art Week 2019)

 
Video: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

3/3Capernaum Film Screening At The Projector

What After premiering at Cannes Film Festival in 2018, the Lebanese drama film received an astouding 15-minute standing ovation and subsequently went on to win the Jury Prize, with a pending nomination at the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film later this month. Following the life of 12-year-old Zain, played by Zain Al Rafeea, it tells the story of a child in search of his identity and rebelling against the circumstances imposed on him. The film was made up of a cast of non-professional actors whose lives closely parallel the narratives of their characters. Directed by Nadine Labaki, who is the first female Arab filmmaker to be nominated in a major film category in the festival circuit, the film is must-watch at The Projector this weekend. 

When Till February 10 

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(Related: Kirsten Tan Reveals The Realities Of Being A Woman In Film)

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The SceneTatler Weekend Round Upi light festivalbicentennial editionsilent disco asiatoyboxthe projectorCapernaum

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