Singapore’s mm2 to Produce Slate of Local Movies That Screen For Free

Published on Dec 04, 2019

Singapore exhibitor, Cathay Cineplexes and its sister company mm2 Entertainment are to produce a slate of three feature movies which it will play for free as part of an initiative called Go Local Go Cinema. The two companies say the move is “an opportunity to promote Singapore films as an expression of the Singaporean identity.”

Among the three is “Writing Letters,” a film produced in collaboration with Mocha Chai Laboratories. It is to be directed by Chai Yee Wei (“That Girl in Pinafore”). Set in the 1980s, it traces the unlikely friendship between an illiterate father and his neighbor who helps write his letters to his daughter studying abroad.

“We believe in local stories that can only be told by local filmmakers, and the best way to truly savor these stories is on the big screen,” said Ng Say Yong, chief content officer, mm2 Entertainment, Wednesday, at an event at

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Author: Patrick Frater