A worthy dozen at the esplanade

By Julia Tan, Photography Tropfest SEA/Kevin Liew

March 2014 FEATURE
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The inaugural Tropfest SEA took Penang by storm, uniting audiences from near and far for one night of films under the stars.After months of buzz and anticipation, Tropfest South East Asia (Tropfest SEA) was finally upon us. It promised an evening of entertainment and camaraderie, of thousands of kindred spirits sitting down under the stars at Penang’s iconic Esplanade, watching roll after roll of short films passionately made by 12 finalists from all over South-East Asia. Music performances by local...

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Julia Tan

went to primary and secondary school at Convent Pulau Tikus before continuing sixth form at St. Xavier’s Institution; any other school was out of the question. She misses the fried rice at the school canteen, and laments the passing of the wan tan mee lady.

Photography Tropfest SEA/Kevin Liew