Friday, June 25, 2010

Apichatpong, other award-winning filmmakers honored by industry federation, Culture Ministry

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Anocha Suwichakornpong and Uruphong Raksasad were among the filmmakers honored by the Federation of National Film Associations of Thailand and the Culture Ministry's Office of Contemporary Art and Culture at a gala ceremony on Thursday night at the Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok.

Essentially, Honoring World-Class Thai Talents was about giving awards to award winners.

Here's the filmmakers honored:

The filmmakers brought their trophies from overseas and showed them off while mingling with industry and ministry brass. Dokdin Kanyamarn, the comedian and director of a string of musical comedies in the 1970s, was on hand to congratulate Apichatpong.

(Photos via Wallapa on Facebook)

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