Thai Film Archive
Friday, July 1, 2016
Out to pasture
Covering Thai cinema and living in Thailand for the past decade or so has been an illuminating experience, one that I'm not sure whet...
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Festival, festival (and awards)! Here be dragons for The Forest; Heart Attack and Grace in NYAFF
The Forest producer David Cluck cradles the Golden Dragon. The Forest , the new thriller from Paul Spurrier, the Bangkok-based British...
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Extra Virgin unlocks indies with Distance, Rice Trilogy and Island Funeral
Extra Virgin, the indie production and distribution shingle run by producer-director Pimpaka Towira, has a new initiative with SF cinemas...
Friday, June 17, 2016
I gave FilmDoo a whirl
Finally, we can forget about DVDs. Streaming video is the future for independent films from Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries,...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Cannes premiere set for Santi-Vina, a film misplaced for 60 years
A scene from Santi-Vina, via the Film Archive (Public Organization) Thailand. Long considered an unattainable "Holy Grail" of...
Thursday, May 12, 2016
In Thai cinemas: Embracing Khemarat, Keep Scala petition
Three loosely connected stories of romance take place in Embracing Khemarat ( อ้อมกอดเขมราฐ , Aom-Kod-Khemarat ), set in an idyllic smal...
Friday, May 6, 2016
Review: Buppha Arigato
Written and directed by Yuthlert Sippapak Starring Supassara Thanachat, Charlie Potjes, Chalermpon Thikampornteerawong, Yok Teeranitaya...
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Bangkok Asean Film Festival review: Manila in the Claws of Light, Bitcoins Heist
The titan of Filipino cinema, Lino Brocka, always focused on the unfairly exploited working class. His gripping 1975 picture, Manila in t...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Restored Santi-Veena to screen in Cannes Classics
Turns out there will be a Thai film at this year's Cannes Film Festival after all. It will be the newly restored Thai romantic dram...
Review: Take Me Home
Directed by Kongkiat Komesiri Starring Mario Maurer, Wannarote Sonthichai, Noppachai Jayanama Released in Thai cinemas on April 13, 20...
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