Golden Village and Sinema screen the Made-In-Singapore in Nov

In celebration of Singapore independent films in November, Sinema +Golden Village focuses on two feature films made by Singapore talents outside of Singapore. The ‘Watch Local” initiative is supported by Singapore Film Commission to encourage Singapore’s growing film industry.

Movie-goers will be able to catch limited screenings of Singapore-Macau co-production dramatic thriller Roulette City by actor-director Thomas Lim as well USA-produced dramatic comedy Valley of the Sun by San Francisco-based Singapore producer Mr. Unsu Lee at Golden Village Grand (Great World City) on three Wednesdays evenings in November- 14th, 21st and 28th November 2012.

To encourage all members of the public to catch the films, tickets will be sold at 50% off regular ticket prices at $4.50 and $4.00 (excluding online charges) online at or over the ticketing counter at Golden Village Great World City.

Roulette City shares the story about Tak (starred by director Thomas Lim) from Mainland China, goes to Macau with his uncle Wai, hoping to win money to pay for his ill mother’s operation. They win big at their initial tries, but loses it all when Wai runs into Tak’s old lover, Wynnie. Tak is lured into a gamble that he cannot refuse and Tak has to discover this true intentions while befriending a policeman Kin’s sister called Armanda played by Annie Loi, who was a Miss Macau beauty pageant finalist in 2009.

Valley of The Sun is an official selection for Newport Beach Film Festival 2011 and tells the story of Andy Taggert (starred by Johnny Whitworth) who set out for Hollywood to pursue serious acting, but years later finds himself as Vick Velour – adult film star. Andy landed himself in a mental hospital and decided to retreat to his unwitting parents’ Arizona retirement community, and unexpectedly witness a series of happenings that comes back to haunt him in the last place on Earth he least imagines.

Tickets on sale now, simply click here.

As part of the “Watch Local” effort, industry partners such as Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film and The Arts House are also conducting seminars to promote better understanding of filmmaking in addition to post-show discussions with local directors and writers during the screenings.

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