Growing Roots (2015)

Film

About

This documentary showcases the people behind the urban farms that have been mushrooming amidst the glass and steel towers of Singapore’s central district. The film follows the trials and tribulations of Comcrop’s Allan Lim and his vertical faming venture, as well as the challenges and triumphs of social entrepreneur Bjorn Low and his bespoke farm-to-table approach. Can cutting-edge agricultural technology and an enduring Singapore spirit of community & collaboration start to influence Singaporeans’ approach to food sustainability? This film captures this changing mindscape.

Film Team

Director: Shuling Yong
Producer: Lisa Teh
Director of Photography: Khairulhakim Bin Mohamad Bashir
Executive Producer: Jocelyn Little
Supervising Producer: Jasmine Ng Kin Kia
Narrator: Nadya Hutagalung
Additional Camera: Josiah Ng, Shuling Yong
Location Sound Recordist: Charlotte Wong
Additional Sound: Aaron Ng Jun He, Susanna Soon, Mark Toh, Lianto Poedijono, Lisa Teh
Drone Operator: Lam Yong Jin
Offline Editor: Razin Ramzi
Online Editor: Nico S.T. Tiong
Produced by Beach House Pictures Pte Ltd, Media For Social Change, Yong Shu Ling and Lisa Teh for Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd.

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