Your twin community sites have now merged into one single url.
Enjoy here the best of both worlds: Portal and Social network for the festival community.
Our mission since 1995 connecting films to festivals and documenting the world of festivals worldwide.
There are currently 0 users and 125 guests online.
Thai Night Cannes 2012
On Friday, May 18th, 2012, her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi spoke to press and invited guests at the prestigious ‘Thai Night’ event during the 65th Cannes Film Festival. The event took place at the Grand Salon of the Intercontinental Carlton and was held to honor and promote filmmaking in Thailand. New Thai Cinema has recently put itself on the map with a burgeoning of national Thai cinema which became most famous with the 2010 Palme d’Or winning film, UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (2010).
Following speeches by Princess Ubolratana and the Thai Ministry of Commerce press, filmmakers and other industry professionals then enjoyed Thai Singha beer along with authentic Thai food during which time they met and comingled with Thai filmmaking talents.
Thai Night was hosted by the Department of International Trade Promotion and Ministry of Commerce
photos by Vanessa Mc Mahon
Thai films screened at the 65th Cannes Film Festival were:
1) MEKONG HOTEL (2012) by the 2010 Palme d’Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul. The film screened during the festival as ‘Official Selection’.
MEKONG HOTEL (2012)
Other Thai films present at Cannes this year were screened in the Cannes market place:
1) FRIDAY KILLER (2012)
2) SHE (2012)
3) SPIRIT WARS (2012)
4) ECHO PLANET (2012)
5) DARK FLIGHT (2012)
6) YAAK (2012)
-Written by Vanessa Mc Mahon
Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul winning the Palme d'Or at 63rd Cannes Film Festival
The Bulletin Board
Follow us on the web:
Useful links for the indies:
> Affiliates and Partners
Partners - commercial links: