Singapore is more than just a metropolis of golden lights, gleaming landmarks and soaring skyscrapers.
It is a tapestry of myriad narratives—tales of tenacity and grace under pressure, connected by the common threads of passion and empathy.
It is a landscape of kaleidoscopic cultures, unified in a sense of solidarity and shared belonging. Home to artists, zookeepers and fishermen, whose everyday acts shine bright as symbols of bravery.
It can be found in the life journeys of teachers who turned into musicians, hawkers feeding the hungry, and champions who have been knocked down but who never, ever tap out.
A city is made of stories. Come discover ours.
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Go on an adventure
A Day With Popo
In this moving yarn, a boy helps his grandmother say goodbye to her dear husband by taking her through the city streets, from lush natural sanctuaries to bustling modern streets.
Sports champions discover what it takes to attain victory; a hawker duo strives to support the less fortunate; music takes flight from classroom to stage; and an artist sketches stories on skin. As dusk falls, watch these stories found beneath the city’s streetlights.
Take a trip through the colourful streets of Kampong Gelam with Munah Bagharib, Najib Ali and Sheikh Haikel in this this three-part series, regaling you with stories, memories and recollections of their beloved neighbourhood.
The Mysterious and Magical Tan Ah Huat
Join a 1920s time-traveller, Tan Ah Huat, as he befriends modern-day Singaporeans, marvels at how the city has changed and blazes a trail towards new adventures on his rickety bicycle.
The Little Explorers
Imagination and reality intertwine in this mixed-media narrative of a pair of siblings who discover the wonders of a reimagined city, both foreign and familiar in their memories.
Ready Reset Go
Join Caitanya Tan as she plays tourist in her own city, delving into the lives of freelancers during COVID-19. With guests like comedian Fakkah Fuzz, this 4-part journey is bound to entertain and inspire in equal measure.
Food for the soul
Colourful personalities within Singapore’s food industry come together in this bite-sized, 4-part series. Peer into the minds of hawkers, chefs and grocers, and learn how they have risen to the challenges from the pandemic.
Memories on a Plate: The Pocket Series
Part uplifting biography and part recipe guide, each episode in this series shines a light on the lives and inspirations of local home cooks, with their uniquely Singaporean dishes.
United by Passion
Sea People of Singapore
Dive into a story set on the seas and shores of our island and learn about the communities and individuals whose lives and passions are intertwined with Singapore’s waters.
Taking Back 2020
Take a peek into the lives of our city’s artists and performers, as they share their hopes and fears during COVID-19. From Teochew Opera and street art to stand-up comedy, design and music, these practitioners are connected through love for their craft.
Featuring hip-hop musicians Zadon, Fariz Jabba and Yung Raja, these catchy remixes fuse classic tunes with modern day rhythms, beats and motifs, as a reminder of tenacity of Singaporeans.
WFH: Work From Heart
What is it that fuels the creative spirit? This series takes you behind the scenes into the minds of some of our island’s most inspiring creatives, as they turn the challenges of COVID-19 into sources of singular inspiration.
A Singapore State of Mind
Culinary anthropologist Nithiya Laila, art collective Ripple Root and documentary photographer Mindy Tan share what makes them passionate about their city in this inspiring three-part film series.
Rediscover our heritage
Embark on a tour through Singapore from the comfort of your living room, through three live-streamed virtual tours taking place in our city’s most beloved districts.
Klook: We Are Explorers
Poetry and visual storytelling merge in this compact narrative, encapsulating the soul of our city, triumphs of our nation, memories of our past and passions of our people.
Discover how our city’s traditional trades cope with the trials of modernisation. This three-part series documents the everyday lives of a local rattan furniture maker, hawker and mama shop (traditional grocery shop) owner.
Resilience in times of COVID-19
From Singapore, For Singapore
This riveting documentary unravels how global aviation icon Singapore Airlines adapted to the realities of flight in COVID-19 and played a crucial role in bringing supplies to Singapore.
This 2-part series puts a spotlight on Singapore’s kampung spirit through the solidarity and dedication of Resorts World Sentosa’s staff and personnel, as they band together to overcome adversity.
We Will Rise Again
The quiet courage of the people behind Singapore’s tourism industry are brought to life in this series of uplifting stories. From housekeepers to flight attendants, the resilience and bravery of these individuals are bound to stir your heart.
While You Were Home
This dreamy short film features the individuals, from a Hawker to a Zookeeper, who kept our city ticking even while you were home, expressing their excitement to welcome us back to the places we love.