Grab your popcorns or Kacang Putih and chill with your close kakis (friends) this August as Mediacorp teams up with Netflix to bring you over 55 evergreen MediaCorp titles.
From August 1, Singapore screen icons such as Phua Chu Kang, Liang Po Po and more will be streamed. A multilingual medley of MediaCorp classic content in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil will be displayed in a dedicated Singapore, Now Streaming row on the Netflix’s interface. This supports the broadcaster’s mission as the national media network to shine a spotlight on Singapore storytelling while engaging external players to expand the reach of local productions.
Here are top picks movies and dramas of the Singapore TV programmes available from August:
Kallang Roar The Movie (2008)
Ilo Ilo (2013)
A Yellow Bird (2016)
Gurushetram – 24 Hours of Anger (2010) (from August 8)
The Little Nyonya (2009)
Bunga Tanjong (2015) (from August 8)
Growing Up (1996) (from August 8)
Vettai (2010) (from September 15)
Best of Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd (1997) (from August 8)
The Best of The Noose (2007) (from August 30)
Enjoy these award-winning Singaporean produced programmes and more “that are made in Singapore, by Singaporeans, for Singaporeans, to celebrate this National Day” as said by Raphael Phang, Content Acquisition Manager – Southeast Asia from Netflix. By making these titles easily accessible through Netflix, he hopes that it will reignite the joy they have brought to many Singaporeans over the decades and also the introduction of these great works of art by some of the best local filmmakers to the younger generations.
Take a break from your hectic work schedules (and the list of Korean dramas). Test your Singlish vocabularies as you enjoy homegrown comedies and dramas from the yesteryears! Download and register an account on Netflix app on your television and other devices. Check out the full listing on their Facebook and Instagram page.