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14th DMZ Docs(2022)

I AM DOCU



Riders

Alvin CHEW, Mayle KOR, Lin CHEN, [Producer] HEO Chul, [Producer] Xueli CHEN

  • Singapore, China
  • 2022
  • 30min
  • DCP
  • color

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Synopsis

The documentary invites viewers to observe a full day shift of two individual’s delivery riders(in Singapore and China), as we immerse ourselves in the changing environments of sights, sounds and sensation of rider’s journey. With the film being structured around the start to the end of the rider’s day we explore notions on the relationship the society has with out food in this age of food delivery in the pandemic. The emotions, the state of mind and the appreciation of our food or the lack thereof.

Director

  • Alvin CHEW

    A self motivated individual who is self driven and seeks to improve his visual craft in both film and computer graphics. His work mainly revolve around the exploration of new technology methods used in visual effects through films and also an archivist of capturing lost places in Singapore. ​ 

  • Mayle KOR

    Mayle Kor is an aspiring art director and multidisciplinary artist whose craft or storytelling ranges from traditional fine arts, prop fabrication to filmmaking. His curiosity and passion to uncover untold stories of unique individuals in our society has driven him to confront audiences on themes and topics we often sweep under the rug. ​ 

  • Lin CHEN

    A postgraduate student majoring in anthropology, and ethnographic filmmaker. Her research direction is visual anthropology. ​ 

  • [Producer] HEO Chul

    Chul Heo is a filmmaker and media scholar who has been teaching at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore since 2018. His filmmaking career has spanned more than two decades and earned him credits on both fictional and non-fictional feature films, as well as short films, TV series and music videos. Chul Heo received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and M.F.A. from Brooklyn College of City University of New York.​

  • [Producer] Xueli CHEN

    Ethnographic Filmmaking, Visual Anthropology Teaching, and Community Video Training. ​ 

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