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PHILIPPINES, 18 FEBRUARY 2020 – The winners of the regional short film competition inspired by the HBO Asia Original series Invisible Stories have been selected!
From over 300 short film submissions, the panel of judges including, Invisible Stories director Ler Jiyuan, selected three winning entries from the regional short-film competition inspired by the HBO Asia Original series Invisible Stories. Two of the winning entries are from Singapore while one is from Malaysia. This is the first time the network has organised a short film competition to invite emerging film makers to submit untold stories from their own neighbourhoods.
|Title:||Washed Off||Ali||Hello Uncle|
|Directed by:||Ansen Goh||Ibtisem Ben Nassib||Sabrina Poon|
|Synopsis:||Washed Off follows two foreign workers from Bangladesh who moonlight as car washers at car parks. The short film shows a glimpse of their life in Singapore through their perspectives.||Ali left Syria for a better life overseas, but he soon realised he had made a mistake. Swindled out of his money and exploited to live a life less desirable, he yearns for the day he can reunite with his family.||After a visit by a schoolboy tasked to collect newspapers as part of a community involvement program, an isolated old man starts hearing bizarre noises from his neighbour upstairs.|
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