Kirsten Tan

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Kirsten Tan is a New York based Singaporean filmmaker whose debut feature POP AYE premiered as the opening night film of the World Cinema Dramatic competition at Sundance 2017. The film received a Special Jury Prize for Screenwriting at Sundance, the VPRO Big Screen Award at Rotterdam, the Best International Film Award at Zurich Film Festival, and was invited to represent Singapore in the Foreign Film Category at the Oscars. She's a Cannes Cinéfondation and Sundance Institute Fellow, earning her MFA at NYU Grad Film Program, where she received the Tisch School of the Arts Fellowship.