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TCFF 2021 Dialogues: The Power of Story-telling

Delve deep into the hearts and minds of the film-makers, cast members, advocates and artists involved in some of the True Colors Film Festival 2021 program.

Click here to watch our dialogues, available from 3 to 12 December 2021.


  1. The R-Word, Sibling Stories & Advocates

    Three change-makers from the US and Singapore talk about what it takes to speak up, and how it begins with a conversation.

    Bhargav Sriganesh
    Civil servant in Singapore (Host)

    Amanda Lukoff
    Director, The R-Word and sibling advocate

    Allan Cai

    Tasneem Majeed
    Sibling and youth advocate

    English with English and Japanese subtitles

  2. A Beautiful Pain

    An autistic son, a father in denial, a marriage at risk. Why this topic and what did it take to craft and cast an authentic story based on real lives?
    A film-maker and an actor in conversation.

    Aidli Mosbit
    Actor, director & educator (Host)

    Tunku Mona Riza
    Director, Redha

    English with English and Japanese subtitles

  3. Making History in All Senses

    The first film to star a DeafBlind actor goes on to earn a 2021 Oscar nomination. Meet the director and his cast.

    Shobha Tsering Bhalla
    Journalist (Host)

    Doug Roland
    Writer and director, Feeling Through

    Robert Tarango
    DeafBlind actor, Feeling Through

    Steven Prescod
    Actor, Feeling Through

    English, American Sign Language with English and Japanese subtitles

  4. Change How You See,
    See How You Change

    Two photographers and an actor chat about their work and the wildly narrow mainstream concept of Beauty, how it’s got to change, and why.

    Rick Guidotti
    Award-winning photographer & founder of the Positive Exposure global movement

    Lily Shu
    Photographer and multimedia artist

    Oon Shu An
    Actor and Host

    English with English and Japanese subtitles

  5. Q&A about Best Summer Ever

    Executive Producers and cast share insights into the subversive facets of Best Summer Ever.

    Peter Halby, Ila Halby, Christine Bruno and Ajani ‘AJ’ Murray

    English with English Subtitles

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True Colors Festival

TCF is a long-running international festival of performing arts. We celebrate diversity and inclusion, and embrace the fact that we are One World, One Family. We choose the arts as our platform, for its power to move, inspire and heal.

As a festival, TCF brings people together to generate exchanges, innovation and creativity; and transform the way we relate to each other.

Presented by The Nippon Foundation, TCF brings diverse artists and audiences together through concerts, documentaries, music videos, film screenings, children's programs, musicals, workshops and other activities. Since 2006, festivals have been organized in Southeast Asia and Japan, with more than 1,200 artists from more than 30 countries connecting with a global audience in more than 80 countries.

TCF invites you to journey with us, to enjoy, experience, share and spread our consciousness of being One World, One Family.

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