After being banned in Myanmar a month ago, the film ‘Twilight Over Burma’ has also been banned from an upcoming film festival in Bangkok. The festival organizers said the film might endanger Thailand-Myanmar relations. On Wednesday, 6 July 2016, Matichon Online reported that ‘Twilight Over Burma’, the love story of an ethnic Shan prince and an Austrian woman during a period of political unrest in Myanmar, was removed from the 4th Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2016.
Film critics say a Czech film, set in 20th century Czechoslovakia, recently screened in a central Bangkok mall, reflects the role of autocratic regimes in everyday life and education and also sheds light on how constantly-changing autocratic regimes bear down upon normal people in their everyday lives, even on “non political” people. The discussion after the special screening of I Served the King of England (2006) at the Central World on Saturday drew parallels between the film’s 20th century Czechoslovakia setting and present-day Thailand while raisin
Four women are living under the same roof, but each of them has a husband elsewhere who they are not living with. The documentary film called “Our Marriages”, describing how LGBT minorities suffer from the conventional Chinese concept of marriage, was shown at a screening event held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) on Thursday 21.
Documentary film ‘His name is Ashaari’ by a group of independent filmmakers highlights the case of a young Malay-Muslim man who was beaten to death by military officers during one night in custody in Yala. His mother, together with local human rights organizations, has spent five years fighting for justice.