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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. 
Future Shorts Pop Up Cinema
11 cool film events to catch in Bangkok this February
'Tis the month for outdoor screenings, pop-up film festivals and directors' talks.
Freelance
The best Thai films of 2015
The end of GTH, the return of messrs Apichatpong and Kongdej—it's been a big year for Thai film. Here are our five favorite flicks, listed alphabetically.
Snap by Kongdej Jaturanrasamee
10 must-see movies at the 13th World Film Festival of Bangkok
Returning this Nov 13-22 at SF Cinema, CentralWorld (7/F, BTS Chit Lom), the World Film Festival of Bangkok showcases the best works by emerging independent filmmakers from...
Actor-turned-writer Sean Jindachot shares his life lessons
Sean Jindachot, 27, first came to public attention as a young actor in the Gling Wai Gon Por Sorn Wai TV series in the mid-'00s. Fresh from filming the upcoming series Ngao Asoke, he...
Fan Chan (2003)
25 classic Thai films you must watch
To mark National Thai Film Conservation Day on Oct 4, the Ministry of Culture added 25 films to the national film heritage registry. In that spirit, we present our favorite Thai films you should (re)...
Microtopia
BACC screens a collection of design documentaries that you won't want to miss
Movies on Design features five film screenings running from Sep 25-Oct 4.
Big Father, Small Father and The Other Stories
Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival 2015
In preparation for the coming of the AEC, the Ministry of Culture, the National Federation of Thai Film Associations and SF Cinema will host a four-day film festival from Aug 27-30. Check...
16 things you should know before the premiere of Gossip Girl Thailand
The Thai adaptation of the hit US TV series premieres this Thursday, Jul 16, at 11:20 on Channel 3. Here's what we already know.  
Mad Max headlines four huge films opening in Bangkok cinemas this week
Watch all the trailers below for films opening on May 14.
Bangkok’s best VIP cinemas
Take your movie-going experience to the next level with these upscale options.
[QUIZ] What drives you nuts in Bangkok will tell you which superhero you're meant to be
Do you want to heal our sick, polluted city? Hurt the bad guys? Or overthrow the system? What makes you tick in Bangkok says a lot about which superhero you are destined to be. [Brought to you by...
Hey Bangkokians, Which Movie are You?
Which movie best reflects your personality? Whether you're a burned out senior exec or trendy business owner, these are the films you should be watching. [Brought to you by PrimeTime:...
Emil and the Detectives (1954)
Highlights from Goethe-Institut's German Film Week
A selection of inspiring and uplifting stories from the Germany are coming to Siam Paragon for the annual German Film Week, starting Mar 16. 
Ida
CU International Film Festival 2015 starts with a week devoted to women
In ode to International Women's Day (Mar 8), Chulalongkorn's CU International Film Festival 2015 kicks off with three movies about women. 
Oscar-winning NSA leaks documentary Citizenfour screens in Bangkok today
The documentary on Edward Snowden and the NSA surveillance scandal is followed by a Q&A with Snowden's confidant and surveillance expert Jacob Applebaum.
The BK Film Awards 2015
What we loved and hated about Thai cinema in 2014. And the winner is…
The Friese-Greene Club
5 Bangkok bars to enjoy free film screenings with a drink in hand
With cinemas charging upwards of B250 to see the latest blockbuster, we present a pocket-friendly guide to watching indie films in Bangkok.
Jakrawal Nilthamrong
Indie director Jakrawal Nilthamrong discusses his Dutch film festival-winning new movie
At this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Thai indie film director Jakrawal Nilthamrong, 38, scooped one of the festival’s three top prizes, the Tiger Award, for his...
Speedy Grandma screens films highlighting social controversies with Brazilian filmmakers Lara Jacoski and Patrick Belem
The good folks over at Speedy Grandma will be hosting a special screening of five short films by Brazil-based filmmakers Lara Jacoski and Patrick Belem.