A Librarian’s World – Movie Magic!

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, Educators/Parents
  • Category: Singapore & S.E.A
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Thu, 21 Nov, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (GMT+8)

National Library

Level 5 - Possibility Room

100 Victoria Street

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  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, Educators/Parents

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Come explore a bygone era of movie-making magic when Singapore was once home to a flourishing film industry. Find out more about movie collaterals such as promotional materials and publications that showcased dream teams of film-makers and a bevy of big screen stars.

Join Librarians Goh Yu Mei and Michelle Heng as they highlight an array of scintillating selections from the National Library's collection of motion picture ephemera that serve as star-studded time capsules which shed light on a memorable era.

Free Admission.

About the Speakers
Goh Yu Mei
is a Librarian at the National Library. She works with the Chinese Arts and Literary Collection and recently updated the Bibliography of Singapore Chinese Literature in 2016. Her research interest lies in the interaction between society and Chinese literature.

Michelle Heng is an English Literary Arts Librarian at the National Library. She was the co-researcher on a curated book display on The Golden Age of Malay Movies (2015) as well as the compiler and editor of Singapore Word Maps: A Chapbook of Edwin Thumboo’s New and Selected Place Poems (2012). Her research interests include Singapore and Southeast Asian Literature as well as Asian Film.

Ever wondered what librarians do? In this series of monthly talks, find out what makes our librarians tick as they share highlights of their work from the collections of the National Library.

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