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The WEATHER on WEDNESDAY (12 Jun 2002): Generally cloudy with showers in the afternoon mainly over northern, western and central Singapore.     WEATHER OUTLOOK:  THURSDAY & FRIDAY: Morning and early afternoon showers are expected.    WATER TIDES (this month)  High tide 1.01am  2.5m   11.43pm  2.9m    SUN Sunrise  6.59am    Sunset 7.11pm   MOON  Moonrise  7.56am   Moonset   8.29pm   PSI: 46 (good)   TEMPERATURE: 25-31 degrees Celsius (The weather is updated daily before 8am Singapore time) For more information, call Meteorological Service Singapore Tel: (65) 6542 7788.

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Short Shorts Film Festival 2002

After its very successful Singapore premiere at The Substation last year, Short Shorts Film Festival is back again at Singapore’s first multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural contemporary arts centre from 2nd to 4th July with a special selection of 13 highlights from the festival of short films in Japan.

Since its beginning in Japan in 1999, the Festival has been giving new filmmakers a forum to have their works featured in major venues and to travel.  In 2001, the festival premiered in Singapore at The Substation - its first time outside Japan.

Here is the list of films:

1.   80 grader aust for Birdland (80 degrees East of Birdland)  - drama/2000/Norway/6:00 min

2.   Aqui no hay remedio (There is no remedy)  - comedy/2000/Mexico/1:00 min

3.   Björn--oder die Hürden der Behörden (Björn-- the hurdles of bureaucracy)  - comedy/2001/ Germany/15:00 min

4.   Boobie Girl  - animation/2001/USA/5:00 min

5.   Peel  - drama/1982/Australia/9 min

6.   Roots  -  comedy/2001/Japan/1:20 min

7.   Schneider's 2nd Stage  - drama/2000/UK/16:38 min

8.   Three Minutes of Torture  - drama/UK-Wales/ 3:53 min

9.   Wolken Tact  - comedy/2001/Japan/7:25 min

10. Offside  - drama/2001/USA/12:34 min

11. Lunch  -comedy/2001/USA/3:42 min

12. Lighthouse Keeper  - animation/2001/Korea/ 9 min

13. Black People Hate Me And They Hate My Glasses  - comedy/2000/USA/14: min

The Short Shorts Film Festival in Singapore is presented in association with The Substation's Moving Images Programme and is sponsored by the Singapore Film Commission.

Tickets at S$5 and S$4 (concession and Friends of The Substation) are available at The Substation's Box Office on weekdays from 4pm to 8pm. Call (65) 6337 7800 for ticketing information.


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Current Issues Affecting Our Community

Broadband gaining popularity in Singapore

New HDB Hub opens in Toa Payoh Central

Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement: India & Pakistan agencies

Singapore Duck Tours - Asia's 1st & only amphibious attraction - opens

National Day Parade - Pre-Parade Segment

Singapore celebrates 35 years of national service

Singapore's first air-con bus interchange opens in Toa Payoh

NetValue: Soccer fever spreads to cyberspace

Singapore receives first AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter

A Remaking of Rules on Censorship: Minister David LIM's interview with The Straits Times 13 May 2002

Keeping the Hualorhan (Part 1)

Windsurfing - walking on water

Asian Internet surfers obsessed with porn sites

Navy Exhibition - The Transformation

Hualorhan (Flower Horn fish) rage continues unabated

Merlion settles into new home at One Fullerton

Singapore Budget 2002

Ah Boy & Ah Girl Alumni - seeking ex-schoolmates

The Teacher's Dilemma

Has the National Library got to go?


Food Stalls Suspended From Business

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BANKmates: Get a Personal Assistant to do your errands in Singapore.

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Public Holidays NATIONAL DAY is the next public holiday. It falls on 9 Aug 2002.


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