Starting on October 1,the three-day Singapore Film Festival is set to give the Capital an insight into Singapores fast-growing film industry. The screenings include four noted films 881 by Royston Tan,Singapore GaGa by Tan Pin Pin,Red Dragonflies by Liao Jiekai and Sandcastle by Boo Junfeng. There will also be an interaction between Singapore-based film director Royston Tan and Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap,with an aim to encourage communication between filmmakers on both sides. The event is being organised by the Singapore High Commission in collaboration with the India Habitat Centre.
Rohit Bal,the enfant terrible of Indian fashion,wears many hats of a fashion designer,restaurateur and a jewellery designer. His first jewellery line for a brand dates back to 2008. Now,Bal is designing a special neckpiece as part of the Forevermark Promise exhibition. Inspired by the belief that all promises should be as unbreakable,the collection features creations by select internationa designers. There are 13 pieces in all,with designers such as Canada-based Reena Ahluwalia,US-based Rachel Roy and UK-based jewellers Stephen Webster and Shaun Leane.