Through the Honour Film Initiative, we seek to honour the Invisible People of Singapore – hidden, unsung heroes who create a better life and a better world for others.

We seek to honour them as individuals deserving of dignity and respect.
These are their stories, told by filmmakers with a heart.

MEET OUR FILMMAKERS

Gina Tan on Pencil

Gina, Joanna & Kenneth on “Pencil”

David Liem on “Rescued”

Sabrina Abu Bakar on Carik Bulu Ayam

Sabrina, Royce and Mirza on “Carik Bulu Ayam”

Laavania Krishna on “Thaiyal” (Stitches)

Eileen Chong on Ah Leong's Story

Eileen Chong on “Ah Leong’s Story”

Joshua & Seha on “Gift”

Brenda Er

Brenda Er on “When the Stars Align”

Eileen Chong on “The Making of a Champion”

Saraniya Saravanan on “Dinner”

Lena Goh on “Where a Dream Begins”

Eysham Ali on “A Better Life” 

Zulkifli Halim on “Firefighter”

Nur Khairah and Amelia Sai on “Ayah”

Ethel Yap & Ronald Wong on “Connected”

David Liem on “Sacrifice”

Thomas Franks on “Sohel’s Story”

WATCH THE SHORT FILMS

Rescued

At 4, she was rescued at sea. This is what she did at 40

When the Stars Align #3

When the Stars Align #3

She just couldn't believe what we wanted to do

Mary Klass

When the Stars Align #2

Why train for the Olympics when you could be home doing housework?

When the Stars Align

When the Stars Align

Meet Singapore's first female Olympian

Ah Leong’s Surprise

A prank pays off

Ah Leong’s Confession

An ex-gangster chief confesses his greatest regret

Ah Leong’s Story

How does one end up in a life for crime and drugs for 20 years?

Unbankable

Unbankable

How does an unbankable ex-offender get the capital to fulfil his dreams?

Sarah means Princess

Sarah means Princess

When 'special needs' really means 'special gift'

The Making of a Champion

The Making of a Champion

From rotten apple to SEA Games gold medallist

Where a Dream Begins

Where a Dream Begins

This is where Olympic dreams begin

Nurses

Nurses called into a complaint meeting get a huge shock

Sohel’s Story

When money tests the integrity of a friendship

Ayah

When duty calls and threatens to mar a special occasion

Connected

At 91, a pioneer telecoms engineer revisits the historic satellite earth station he helped estabilsh

Firefighter

A firefighter is overwhelmed by the warmth of family when he least expects it.

Sacrifice

A humble domestic worker empowers her family and community back home.

PREVIEW THE TRAILERS

Dinner (Trailer)

A tumultuous relationship at home leads her to look for love elsewhere

Builders (Trailer)

An Indian migrant worker finds a wallet on the ground, and finds himself in a conflict

Lullaby (Trailer)

Sometimes the ones closest to us are the most invisible.

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