Deep South Young Filmmakers helps children from southern Thailand express their voices and exchange their experiences with others. The film project was initiated by Pimpaka Towira in 2019. Over the course of ten months, Pimpaka and her team of mentors worked together with the young filmmakers to produce a variety of short films. Pimpaka Towira will present three of these films in Berlin.
THE GHOST'S VIEW
Director: Ajmal Rerngsamut, Thailand 2019, 19 Min.
Director: Muhamasubay Deng, Thailand 2019, 20 Min.
Director: Nurdeen Kasor, Thailand 2019, 24 Min.
Supporting film: The Sea Recalls
Director: Aekaphong Saransate, Thailand 2018, 28 Min.
In The Sea Recalls the director remembers his uncle, who along with his wife was murdered in his own house. One year after the incident, Aekaphong came back to his hometown to explore the past and deal with the absence of loved ones.
After the screening there will be a discussion about working with marginalized communities with Pimpaka Towira (Extra Virgin Films).
Pimpaka Towira was one of the first Thai filmmakers whose films were internationally successful. She served as a jury at international film festivals and was awarded the Silpathorn Award of the Thai Ministry of Culture in 2009.