What the Film Short Film Festival 2
This Sep 23, Chang Chui teams up with What the Film (WTF) and Horrorclub.net to host the second
edition of the short film festival dedicated to rising directors with unique styles of storytelling. Screening starts at 5pm and admission is free.
Sep 23, 5pm. Chang Chui, 460/8 Sirindhorn Rd., 086-388-3303. Free.
The Embassy of Mexico hosts a Mexican film festival showcasing a variety of contemporary works, like Burros directed by Odin Salazar Flores, along with a selection of shorts this Sep 23-24. Admission is free and screenings start at 5pm with English subtitles.
Sep 23-24, 5pm. Cho Why, 17 Soi Nana, Charoen Krung Rd. Free
Nordic Film Festival
The embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden screen eight Nordic films including Tale of a Lake (Finland), A Second Chance (Denmark), A Holy Mess (Sweden) and Victoria (Norway) that portray aspects of each culture. For more details contact Quartier CineArt. Ticket prices TBA.
Sep 28-Oct 1 at Quartier CineArt, 4/F, EmQuartier, 695 Sukhumvit Soi 35, 02-261-0199.
The Embassy of Ireland hosts introduces Irish culture and lifestyle to the screen on Oct 6-8 with three classic films: The Quiet Man (1952), Ryan’s Daughter (1970) and Sing Street (2016) at Bangkok Screening Room. Tickets are B300.
Oct 6-8. Bangkok Screening Room, Saladaeng Soi 1, 090-906-3888. B300
The 60 Second Film Festival - Call for Submissions
The annual 60 second Film Festival returns this Dec 2. Organizers are currently putting the call out for filmmakers to submit their very short works (not longer than 60 seconds) by Nov 24. For more details visit www.fb.com/the60secondfilmfestival
Wildtype Rhizome Call for Support
Founded in 1995, Filmvirus is the non-profit organization behind a slew of underground film festivals under the banner of Wildtype. They’re calling on donations to help its latest experimental showcase, Wildtype Rhizome, launched at the Reading Room in 2016, happen again next year. In case you don’t know, some of the city’s coolest indie directors got their start thanks to Wildtype: Beam Wong (Flummoxed Cocoon
), Nattawoot Nimitchaikosol (Blackbird
), Natchanon Vana (Along The Shore, Under The Dying Sun
) and Wattanapume Laisuwanchai (Phantom of Illumination
). For info on how to help, see www.fb.com/Kafelme