20 Groups . 20 Short Films . 1,000,000 Views

Season 1 Films

Based on inspirational real-life stories from the work of Temasek’s non-profit philanthropic organisations, these twenty a-slice-of-life short-films cast a spotlight on topics ranging from aging and mental health, to heartwarming stories of kinship, kindness and hope. These films were created by aspiring young filmmakers, under the guidance of industry renowned mentors such as Eric Khoo, Michelle Chong, Roystan Tan and Boo Junfeng.

  • I BELIEVE

    Genre: Drama

    An autistic youth and a popular role-model learns a precious lesson on love.

  • 1% OF HAPPINESS

    Genre: Drama

    A reluctant volunteer and an old lady strike up an unlikely friendship.

  • LITTLE SPRIGLET

    Genre: Animation

    Little ‘spriglets’ inspire a busy young man to care for his elderly father.

  • LETTING GO

    Genre: Drama

    Healing and closure can come from the most unexpected places and people.

  • GOLDFISH

    Genre: Romance

    A love that weathers through the passing of time and ravages of dementia.

  • LOVE EXISTS

    Genre: Drama

    Jean struggles to rebuild her life after the death of her parents. 

  • WINDMILL

    Genre: Drama

    The journey of a B-boy dancer overcoming self-doubt in pursuit of his dreams.

  • SHOW AND TELL

    Genre: Animation

    A budding friendship between a robot puppet and a young girl.

  • PAPA

    Genre: Drama

    A loving volunteer and her elderly beneficiary who struggles to cope with loss.

  • CHANCE

    Genre: Romance

    A student nurtures her passion for plant cell research as she fosters a crush.

  • HOME FOR A HEART

    Genre: Drama

    A journey of a young girl as she battles her addictions and emerge victorious.

  • WHEN THE WIND BLOWS

    Genre: Drama

    A group of youths confronts their fears when they lose a friend to suicide.

  • HELAI DEMI HELAI

    Genre: Drama

    A lesson about the importance of understanding those who are different.

  • PAATI MY BEAUTY

    Genre: Comedy-Drama

    A Tamil comedy about two sons vying for their sick elderly mother’s property.

  • DREAMERS

    Genre: Drama

    Behind every athlete is an entire eco-system of support.

  • MOTHER

    Genre: Drama

    A son struggles to cope while caring for his mother with her declining health.

  • TREBLE CLEF

    Genre: Drama

    An indie rock band struggles to stay united when in face of different dreams.

  • DANCER

    Genre: Drama

    Ivan dreams of becoming a ballet dancer despite his father's resistance.

  • CHOICES

    Genre: Drama

    The path to recovery from addiction is tumultuous and often plagued with stigma.

  • THANK YOU SISTER

    Genre: Drama

    Through the nurturing of a counsellor, Jace learns to cope with his emotions.