Festival Opening Debate: This House Believes That The Remake Is Better Than The Original

Others  |  Festival Highlights  |  English  |  1.5 hr

4 Nov Fri, 8.30pm - 10.00pm
Festival Pass with registration  - $30
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Imma let you finish, but Dune (2021) is the best remake of all time—said no one ever. Are you a firm believer in leaving the classics alone, or a purveyor of having 73541836 Jane Austen adaptations? Eight festival speakers hash it out so that the next time you’re deciding between your purist tendencies and the excitement of a remake, you’ll already know the answer.

A festival O P E N I N G debate plus two co-hos?! Talk about shaking things up!

Writers / Presenters



Lucas Ho is a playwright, director, performer and educator.

Joses Ho is a scientist, poet, and pro-wrestler. He tracks emergent COVID-19 mutations across the globe by day. As performer, he has been featured in Sing Lit Body Slam (the world's first spoken-word / pro-wrestling show), Spoke and Bird, and the Singapore Writers' Festival (2015, 2016, 2019). His fiction can be found at Nature Futures and LabLit. His poetry is published in QLRS, LONTAR, and various SingPoWriMo anthologies. His poetry manuscript was shortlisted for the 2019 Manuscript Bootcamp organised by Sing Lit Station. You can locate him at www.josesho.com.