Saturday, September 1, 2012

Luang Prabang Film Festival 2012 announces line-up


The Luang Prabang Film Festival, running December 1 to 5, is ready with a line-up of movies from across Southeast Asia.

The titles are selected by the festival's Motion Picture Ambassadors (MPAs) with an aim to represent the best works produced in Southeast Asia within the past five years.

They will all be shown in nightly free open-air screenings in the central market plaza of the Unesco World Heritage city.

The festival will also feature curated collections of short films, as well as exhibitions, seminars, workshops, concerts and performances.

Led by the chairman of its board of Directors, actor Ananda Everingham, the festival will welcome many VIP guests and audiences from across the region and further abroad.

Here's the line-up so far:

CAMBODIA (MPA: Chhay Bora)

  • Duch, Master of Forges of Hell
  • Golden Slumbers
  • Enemies of the People
  • Shiiku
  • Who Killed Chea Vichea?


INDONESIA (MPA: Varadila Daood)

  • Garuda di Dadaku
  • Land Beneath the Fog
  • Postcards from the Zoo


LAOS (MPA: Michel Somsanouk)

  • Chanthaly
  • Big Heart
  • Hak Aum Lum
  • Red Scarf


MALAYSIA (MPA: Amir Muhammad)

  • Bunohan
  • Tolong! Awek Aku Pontianak


MYANMAR (MPA: Myint Thein Pe)

  • To be announced at a later date.


PHILIPPINES (MPA: Francis Joseph A. Cruz)

  • Boundary
  • Dance of Two Left Feet
  • 6 Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay
  • Teoriya


SINGAPORE (MPA: Wahyuni Hadi)

  • Already Famous
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 24 Hours of Anger


THAILAND (MPA: Kong Rithdee)

  • Hak Na Sarakham
  • I Carried You Home
  • In April the Following Year, There Was a Fire
  • It Gets Better
  • Mindfulness and Murder
  • The Cheer Ambassadors


VIETNAM (MPA: Nguyen Trinh Thi)

  • Mother's Soul
  • With or Without Me


For more details, check the festival website or Facebook page.

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