Silver Films is part of the National Arts Council’s Silver Arts Festival that includes Silver Shorts and Silver Features. The section presents a selection of heartwarming films on living life to the fullest and holding our loved ones close to us.


Director: Png Zhen Yu
Commissioned for Silver Arts Festival 2018
Synopsis: An elderly couple reignites their romance at an unlikely place – a convenience store. This is a light-hearted drama comedy starring veteran actors Marcus Chin and Goh Guat Kian.


Director: Kannan Vijayakumar
Commissioned for Silver Arts Festival 2018
Synopsis: Selvam, a jaded 65-year-old retired bank officer feels isolated after scrapping his car which was his only companion. After a few stumbles to fill this void, Selvam finds a new lease of life when he makes the best out of an unlikely birthday present – an electric scooter.

Silver Shorts Selected:

  • CINEMA (Dir. Eric Khoo/2015/Singapore)
  • LONGEVITY PEACH (Dir. Ng Xinmin/2017/Singapore)
  • RUN, CHICKEN, RUN (Dir. Ellie Ngim/2017/Singapore)

Silver Features Selected:

  • SENIMAN BUJANG LAPOK (Dir. P. Ramlee/1961/Singapore)
  • LOVE EDUCATION (Dir. Sylvia Chang/2017/China)
  • SEN SEN (Dir. Bon An/2017/Taiwan)
  • THE KID FROM THE BIG APPLE 2: BEFORE WE FORGET (Dir. Jess Teong/2017/Malaysia)
  • RAMEN TEH (Dir. Eric Khoo/2018/Singapore)