|Opening Film (1)||New Currents (28)|
|Asian Spectrum: The Coming of Age in Asian Women Filmmaking (16)||Polemics: The Constellation of the Violence against Women (12)|
|Actress, Muse with a Movie Camera (7)||Queer Rainbow: Queer×Feminism (10)|
|Open Cinema (5)||Special Screening: Technology and Gender – Virtual Present, Actual Future (2)|
|NAWFF AWARD 2012 (1)||Asian Short Film & Video Competition (18)|
|Documentary Ock Rang Award (1)||Multicultural Media Academy: Talk! Talk! Wings Grow (5)|
|Special Screening: Barrier Free Screening / Promise for 10 Years (3)|
Synopsis Program Note
On the final day of her 13 year-old daughter’s funeral, the young girl’s mysterious death is still haunting the mother’s mind. She needs to find the answer for herself.
Pimpaka TOWIRA, who worked with Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL, is a representative female film director from Thailand who has consistently covered a wide range of genres, including dramatic films, documentaries, feature films, and short films. The mysterious night air in Thailand, filled with tightly drawn tensions between the worldly and the sacred, secrets and confessions, is sleekly portrayed in one cut. [HWANG Miyojo]
Pimpaka TOWIRAPimpaka TOWIRA
Recognized as the first female Thai director by international critics, a pioneer on the independent film scene. She has been actively working as an independent filmmaker, producer, lecturer, and has been invited as a jury member for film festivals. Her latest works include My Father (2010), Terribly Happy (2010), The Mother (2012).