Utama - Every Name in History is I : Film Directed by Ho Tzu Nyen
Featured in this video is a film written and directed by Ho Tzunyen titled Utama - Every Name in History is I. According to official accounts of its history, Singapore was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819. However, little is known about the pre-colonial founder of Singapore, Sang Nila Utama, who is believed to have spotted a lion on the island and thus named it Singapura (meaning 'lion city' in Malay).
List of chapters is as follows:
Chapter I: Utama - on his proper name
Chapter II: Utama - on the renunciation by the crown
Chapter III: Julius Cesar - on crowns and power
Chapter IV: Utama - on the uncertain origins of our name
Chapter V: Actaeon - on the impossibility of the search for origins
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