38 of #52FilmsByWomen: My Love Sinema

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My Love Sinema (2016, directed by Tan Ai Leng)

[No. 38 of 52 in #52FilmsByWomen]

According to its marketing description, this movie was inspired by an old Italian film Cinema Paradiso. In this one, we follow the life of Kheong (Tosh Zhang), a young, illiterate man from the country coming to 1950s Singapore to work as a cinema projectionist. He meets and falls in love with Xiaowei (Cheryl Wee), a teacher and an anti-colonial activist.

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