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Mon 10 Sep 2007

Remember Chek Jawa - Asian Film Symposium, Monday 10 Sep 2007

Category : marine

Many efforts and factors eventually contributed to the deferment of reclamation at Chek Jawa and in the midst of it all, independent film maker Eric Lim found himself particularly drawn to one element that he witnessed - the efforts of the ordinary, urban Singaporean’s efforts to help out a tiring, muddy and incomprehensible biodiversity survey, at a time when all hope had been lost.

Shot between 2001 - 2004, Eric made "Remember Chek Jawa," to chronicle the volunteer survey and also provides a brief glimpse of some of the activities that led to deferment of reclamation at Chek Jawa.

He has just released this trailer below, and you can catch the movie on MONDAY, 10th September 2007: 7.30pm at Cathay's Picturehouse. It is the Closing Film at Asian Film Symposium.

Hop over to his webpage for the trailer, background and schedule!

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