SWF POP: The Teenage Textbook Movie

Date & Time

25 Feb, 7.30pm


Empress Lawn, Victoria Theatre
9 Empress Pl, S(179556)




Join us at Empress Lawn for an open-air screening of The Teenage Textbook Movie, based on the 1988 bestselling novel by Adrian Tan, and enjoy a pre-show introduction by both the author and film director, Phillip Lim. Follow four Singaporean students as they navigate the perils of relationships and teenage angst in this light-hearted film, which topped the Singapore box office for four weeks when it was released in 1998. This screening is part of SWF POP, a year-round programme by the Singapore Writers Festival.

Organised By

Singapore Writers Festival

About the Organiser

The Singapore Writers Festival, one of Asia’s premier literary events, started in 1986 as a biennial festival. Now held yearly, the festival is a much anticipated event on the cultural calendar, presenting the world’s major literary talents to Singaporeans while shining a spotlight on home grown creative talents. SWF has delighted book lovers by featuring Singapore writers Meira Chand, Alvin Pang, Suchen Christine Lim and You Jin, as well as international luminaries such as Steven Levitt, Michael Chabon, Neil Gaiman, Bi Feiyu, Andrew Motion and Gao Xingjian.