Short film screening "Climate change storytelling through short films"
In collaboration with Thai climate networks and NGOs, CCCL Film Festival is set to host the short film screening event as a part of the COP28 (People Edition). The event is to amplify the impact of the climate crisis through the power of cinema.
The event will be held on November 11, 2023 at 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Multimedia Room, 2nd floor, Sirindhorn Anthropology Center. (Public Organization) This activity is free of charge. Those who are interested in participating are encouraged to register in advance (limited to 50 seats).
A conversation with the director and producer of PAD THAI, Weeraya Vichayaprasertkul, a director of PANARE, SHIP ON THE SHORE, Napat Wesshasartar, and a director of FIRST DRAFT Nopawat Likitwong will follow the screening.
PANARE, SHIP ON THE SHORE
Directed by Napat Wesshasartar
‘Panare’ fishing community in Pattani is surrounded by sandy beaches and vast sea. Fishing is the main source of making a living for the people. This documentary explores the community's views on climate change, the impacts they experience and the adaptation methods they use to save local fisheries, the backbone of the community.
MOTHER OF EARTH IS CRYIN
Directed by Thidarat Weerana, Ittikorn nutikaewmongkol, Poon Sirapob
A mockumentary about a group of friends making a documentary about climate change for a climate change film festival.
DEAR KHRAI, FROM NOWHERE
Directed by Kittikhun Seniwong Na Ayutthaya
'A thousand rocks, a hundred thousand Khrai' is found in Sangkhom district, Nong Khai province. Khrai (water willows) and the Mekong river have been bringing happiness, abundance of food and ecosystem stability to people’s lives here for a long time. Recently everything has irreversibly changed when Khrai, queen of the river disappeared.
Directed by Nopawat Likitwong
Tang, an intern at a recording studio, is preparing a music file for his boss to present to the client. The recorded song is about raising awareness on climate change but Tang finds that something is wrong in the lyrics. He then tries to convince his boss to fix this first draft before the client arrives in a few hours.
Directed by Weeraya Vichayaprasertkul
"Pad Thai" is a documentary reflecting climate change through one of the most famous Thai dishes in the world.
SPIRIT OF THE FOREST
Directed by Nandini Rao, Nirupa Rao, Kalp Sanghvi
A little girl stumbles into a sacred grove near her village in south India. She disturbs the spirit of the forest, who takes her on an adventure to illuminate the origins of this ancient swampland: from Gondwanaland, through the times of her ancestors, up to the present day.