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.

  • SHOW AND TELL

    Genre: Animation

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

  • HELAI DEMI HELAI

    Genre: Drama

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

  • 1% OF HAPPINESS

    Genre: Drama

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

  • CHANCE

    Genre: Romance

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

  • LETTING GO

    Genre: Drama

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

  • HOME FOR A HEART

    Genre: Drama

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

  • PAPA

    Genre: Drama

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

  • LOVE EXISTS

    Genre: Drama

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

  • LITTLE SPRIGLET

    Genre: Animation

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

  • THANK YOU SISTER

    Genre: Drama

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

  • GOLDFISH

    Genre: Romance

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

  • TREBLE CLEF

    Genre: Drama

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

  • PAATI MY BEAUTY

    Genre: Comedy-Drama

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

  • MOTHER

    Genre: Drama

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

  • WINDMILL

    Genre: Drama

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

  • CHOICES

    Genre: Drama

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

  • I BELIEVE

    Genre: Drama

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

  • DREAMERS

    Genre: Drama

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

  • DANCER

    Genre: Drama

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

  • WHEN THE WIND BLOWS

    Genre: Drama

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