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“The Capitol of Singapore” Film Premiere & Screening

by Capitol Singapore
6 May • 07:00pm • Capitol Theatre
7 May • 05:00pm • Capitol Theatre

Directed by French filmmaker Raphaël Millet, “The Capitol of Singapore” documentary chronicles Capitol Theatre’s legacy since its founding in 1930 and its role in Singapore’s cultural, architectural and cinematic history.


“The Capitol of Singapore” Film Premiere & Screening
Dates & Time:
Fri, 6 May | 7pm to 8pm (Premiere)
Sat, 7 May | 5pm to 6pm (Screening)

Venue: Capitol Theatre
Fee: $8 per pax

Capitol Theatre will play host to the Singapore premiere of “The Capitol of Singapore”, marking the documentary’s first showing outside of France. “The Capitol of Singapore” is the latest addition to the “Mythical Cinemas” documentary series produced by Paris-based Kolam Productions, which takes viewers to legendary cinemas around the world. It also offers a rare glimpse of Capitol Theatre in its early heyday through archival black-and-white footage and historical photos.

In line with Singapore HeritageFest 2022’s theme of travel/tourism, the documentary also sheds light on how Capitol Theatre brought the world to Singapore through its selection of international titles as well as celebrity visits from the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Ava Gardner and Douglas Fairbanks. This film premiere and screening is presented by Capitol Singapore. Full public sales nett proceeds will go towards supporting the National Heritage Board's work to preserve and celebrate our shared heritage.

Capitol Singapore
Capitol Singapore, a landmark integrated development set in Singapore’s Civic and Cultural District, comprises the iconic Capitol Theatre, a premier retail mall, the luxurious Eden Residences Capitol, the ultra-luxury The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, and the Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski, a sunlit atrium hosting a series of modern and classical dining establishments. It is home to three iconic conservation buildings, namely Stamford House, Capitol Theatre and Capitol Building. Through this seamless blend of past and present, the prime development offers visitors a truly distinctive and unforgettable experience. Capitol Singapore is owned by Perennial Holdings Private Limited ("Perennial") and managed by Perennial (Singapore) Retail Management Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Perennial.

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