21 – 24 February
A showcase of films made by women and about women, and loved by both viewers and critics. The Singapore premieres of two films, Joyride and Nothing Compares, were made possible by the Embassy of Ireland. The other two films were Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist and Aftersun.
NC16 . 1H 24Mins
NC16 . 1H 34Mins / Festival Premiere
M18 . 1H 37Mins / Festival Premiere
M18 . 1H 42Mins
At Sweet Somethings, festival-goers witnessed the creations of Ukrainian pastry chef Dinara Kasko which looked absolutely too good to be eaten. They could also pop over to the nearby book corner which featured a selection of books about food, music, and topical issues about women curated by Chio Books.
An art lane recognising the work of artists poised for creative greatness: Allison M. Low, Geraldine Lim, Quinatasya, The Hydrogen Explorer, and Wondebra Loh. There was a special exhibition dedicated to the 20-year-career of Kelley Cheng, founder and creative director of The Press Room.
A Singapore-bred and UK-based alt-rock trio that whips up a magical world of innocence tinged with adult revelations.
The Seattle native has amassed a cult following with her concoction of lo-fi guitars, 808 beats and melancholic lyrics steeped in a moody blend of grunge and hip-hop.
A Korean-born, Paris-based DJ and producer who turns heads globally with her delicately genre-defying sets.
A Japanese ambient-folk artist namechecked by Pitchfork for her breathy vocals and placid guitar playing.
A Singapore-based Indonesian selector Amanda Rizkita whose mixes and sets are often tinged with lush and atmospheric sounds, and a sense of play.
This Korean-Canadian multi-instrumentalist specialises in a blend of indie rock and psych, where experimental nonclassical morphs into pristine pop in an everyday symphony.
This break-out star from Baltimore boasts serious chops: classically-trained in piano and violin, she blew big on TikTok and has since proven to be an unpredictable vocal dynamo and a fearless genre-breaker.
A Singapore DJ who expresses her love for the underground, through her special brand of disco, house and funk.
Romanian artist Nusha who has forged her own identity in the international techno scene.
A Kuala Lumpur-Singapore based artist who ventures into the farthest, darkest recesses of industrial club.
An American indie-rock darling on a sharp ascendence for her critically-acclaimed albums that have landed on best-of list.
This fast-rising Vietnamese-American soulstress is one to watch – she’s setting herself apart in today’s pop R&B scene with her luscious vocals, catchy melodies and dreamlike soundscapes.