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NYFA 2019 participants tackle controversial issues in Singapore
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NYFA 2019 participants tackle controversial issues in Singapore

Back for its fifth edition, the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) 2019 sees an increase in nominees tackling difficult subjects in their films. These aspiring filmmakers deep-dived into controversial topics such as public nudity, sugar dating, and the pitfalls of being a social media celebrity. Others took to exploring the intricate complexities of familial versus personal identity, as well as Singaporean experiences such as National Service. Trailers of some of the shortlisted films were screened at the NYFA 2019 luncheon Since its inception in 2015, the NYFA has been cultivating a community of likeminded media enthusiasts and is the connecting…
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