Reviving Our Forefathers' Disappearing Foods
DIRECTOR, PRODUCER & VISUAL ARTIST / LYNN WONG
1st Runner-Up (Open Category) | Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition 2018 | Winning segment titled “Siew Heng Guo Zeng Zong Dumpling”
Special Prize | UNESCO Asia-Pacific Youth Intangible Cultural Heritage Storytelling Contest 2019 | Winning segment titled “Wui Chiu Mugwort Kueh”
The documentary, narrated in Cantonese and Mandarin, highlights disappearing foods amongst the Cantonese/Hakka
community in Singapore and how these dishes were revived in four Chinese clan associations in Bukit Pasoh, Kreta Ayer
and Tanjong Pagar.
The film has been publicly screened at various events/venues including The Arts House, Singapore Heritage Festival, Asian Civilisation Museum, Malay Heritage Centre, and National Museum of Singapore in 2018 – 2020.
Dialogue with the Director:
Apr 14, 2018: Singapore Heritage Festival 2018 | Kreta Ayer Square | Organised by National Heritage Board
Nov 23, 2019: Day Out @ Tanjong Pagar | Architectural Heritage Season 2019 | Kong Chow Wui Koon | Organised by Urban Redevelopment Authority