Tan Pin Pin

film director and producer
April 10, 2023 - 6:00pm
Southeast Asia Cinema Series | Screening and Discussion with Tan Pin Pin: Invisible City (2007, Singapore, 58 minutes )
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium See map
53 Wall St.

Co-sponsored by Jackson School of Global Affairs and Council on Southeast Asia Studies

About Tan Pin Pin

Tan Pin Pin is a Singapore-based film director and producer. She is known for her works interrogating the idea of Singapore. From traversing Singapore to find out how long it takes to cross the island to traversing the world to speak with her political exiles, her films question gaps in history, memory, and its documentation.

Her films include Singapore GaGa [2005], Invisible City [2007], To Singapore, with Love [2013], and IN TIME TO COME [2017]. They have screened theatrically in Singapore and at the Berlinale, Hot Docs, Busan, Visions du Réel and at the Flaherty Seminar. She has had retrospectives at RIDM and Dok Leipzig. Tan has won awards from Cinéma du Réel, Dubai International Film Festival and Taiwan International Documentary Festival. She has mentored at DMZ, Busan and Asiadoc. She was a board member of the National Archives of Singapore and Singapore International Film Festival and a founding member of filmcommunitysg, an advocacy group for independent filmmakers. In 2018, she was one of two Singaporeans to be invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, USA. tanpinpin.com