Lombok means straight. To the people living there, it means that their paths are straight, and their hearts are straight with God. This documentary is set in Lombok, an Indonesian island rooted in Islam, also known as the land of the thousand mosques. In Lombok, Islam is the lifeblood of the people. Filmed in Lombok Indonesia, this documentary is produced by Year 3 DTVM students as part of their module On-Location Production.
I Want To See The World
Muncar is a busker who performs from market to market to make a living. The only difference is that he is visually impaired after losing his sight at the age of 2. "I Want To See The World" follows the story of Muncar, who taught himself to play the guitar and the flute despite his disability. The theme of poverty is being explored as we see how Muncar's financial limitation prevents him from reaching his full musical potential. Filmed in Lombok Indonesia, the documentary is produced by Year 3 DTVM students as part of their module On-Location Production.
Values of Yesterday
This is a poetic documentary that explores the themes of values, past and present, through the mystical visuals of an-almost dying attraction, the Haw Pa Villa.
Past in Present
Past in Present is a poetic documentary that explores the theme of dying traditions and memories through the use of interviews and documentation of Tiong Bahru estate today.
Dragon on Hold
Dragon on Hold is about Kenneth Thexeira, known by his stage persona Eurasian Dragon. This documentary offers a light-hearted and candid look into the life of someone whose passion is not given mainstream recognition in Singapore. Despite making a name for himself in the local pro-wrestling scene, Kenneth has no choice but to quit professional wrestling in order to have financial stability.
Lim Beng Xiong, a drug offender was sentenced to spend more than 20 years of his life in jail. After his release, he lived a free life for about 3 months. However, unlike many other ex-offenders who want nothing more than to reintegrate back into society and start a clean slate, Beng Xiong chose to voluntarily admit himself into a missionary halfway house. This documentary film explores the themes of acceptance and self-belief through Beng Xiong's daily life in the house, and his struggles to open up to people.
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