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The BK Film Awards 2018
Hollywood's overrated. Ahead of the 90th Academy Awards on Mar 4, here's what we loved and hated about Thai film from the past year. 
The Thai cinematographer behind Oscars favorite "Call Me By Your Name"
An interview with Sayombhu “Song” Mukdeeprom.
Wattanapume ‘Best’ Laisuwanchai
"Phantom of Illumination" director reveals his 5 favorite films
Wattanapume "Best" Laisuwanchai's debut documentary is up for Best Cinematography at the 27th Suphannahong National Film Awards. 
Bangkok Farmers' Market
BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Feb 1-4
Your ultimate guide to what to do in Bangkok this weekend. 
Bangkok's new independent cinema to take a stand against censorship
The latest project from two powers of local art and film. 
Phantom of Illumination
The best indie Thai movies of 2017
Step aside, Golden Globes.
Scala Theater
Lido to close, but Scala could be spared as Bangkok's standalone cinemas face demolition
Bangkok to lose one, potentially two, cinematic icons.  
These festivals prove now is a good time to be a film lover in Bangkok
Take a break from Netflix. 
The new Studio Ghibli's debut movie finally has a Thai release date
Studio Ponoc continues the legendary animators' work.
The 4th Silent Film Festival Thailand
Noisy Bangkok welcomes 4th annual Silent Film Festival
With help from professional pianists and a Japanese artist, the Silent Film Festival returns to Bangkok Jun 8-14, rain or shine, at Lido and Scala Theater. 
The BK Film Awards 2017
Just in time for the 89th Academy Awards on Feb 26, here are the 15 things we loved (and hated) about Thai film from the past year.
Motel Mist set to hit cinemas despite conflict with True Visions
The movie was pulled from nationwide screenings in mid-November straight after its Bangkok premiere. 
A history of Thai films that never made it to the big screen at home
This week, controversy engulfed Prabda Yoon's film debut Motel Mist, when it was pulled from screens straight after its press premiere by the producers, True Visions. While that...
True Visions pulls Prabda Yoon's 'Motel Mist' from cinemas straight after premiere
The controversial film's future is now uncertain.
This is how Bangkok's alternative cinemas are celebrating Halloween
The parties may be canceled, but you can still get your scare on with these horror films on the big screen. 
The new films, directors and theaters breathing life into Thai indie cinema
The people and places making Thai film great again.
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
3 Thai movies place in BBC list of 21st century's top films
BBC Culture polled 177 film critics from around the world, with Thai director Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul among the big winners.
Joaquin Phoenix in 'Her'
House Rama RCA celebrates 12th anniversary with 12 very special screenings
Including an advance screening of the brand new Godzilla. 
SF's new MX4D screen provides even more butthurt to the critically panned Suicide Squad
BK writer Bonnie Sananvatananont experiences a buttock-clenching ride at SF World Cinema’s new interactive MX4D screen during the opening of anti-hero film of the moment, Suicide Squad.
3D design of BKKSR. Credit:
Bangkok is finally getting the independent cinema it deserves
Art-house flicks and cult classics, coming to a screen near you this August. 
There's a rooftop screening of 'Purple Rain' happening in Bangkok next week
Enjoy Prince's acting debut on the big screen.
Weekends, Director: Lee Dong Ha
Bangkok Gay and Lesbian Film Festival returns next month
The second edition of the festival dedicated to the best LGBTQ+ films from around the world takes place in June. Here are the highlights.
A Copy of My Mind (Directed by Joko Anwar)
This film festival screens the best new ASEAN movies completely free
Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival returns this Friday at CentralWorld. 
The BK Film Awards 2016
Just in time with the 88th Academy Awards on Feb 28, here are the 15 things we loved and hated about Thai film from the past year.