European Union Film Festival 2009
European cinema is coming to a screen near you! For the 18th time
the European Union Film Festival brings the best of European film to
Thailand, offering audiences a world class selection of drama, comedy,
romance, suspense and documentary. 24 films from 18 European countries
feature in the programme of the 2009 festival.
The EU Film Festival runs in Chiang Mai on 5 to 15 November at The Vista
Kadsuankaew and in Bangkok on 19 to 29 at SF World Cinema.
The highlights of the 2009 film festival include feature films which have
won multiple prestigious awards such as California Dreaming
(Romania), One Beloved Month of August (Portugal), Adventures
(Hungary) and Ben X (Belgium). For the first time there is also a
grand selection of documentary films such as Citizen Havel (Czech
Republic), Sounds Like Teen Spirit (UK), La Paloma (Germany)
and Good Morning Heartache (Italy).
The film festival will open with Zozo, an extraordinary story of the
journey of a young Lebanese immigrant to Sweden, based on real life
experiences of the film’s director.
Dr. Sigrid Faltin, film director from Germany will attend the screenings of
her film “La Paloma Longing Worldwide” in Chiang Mai on 15th and
also attend at the opening in Bangkok on the 19th.
The films from Germany, Netherlands and Poland have Thai subtitles;
otherwise the films are subtitled in English.
The EU Film Festival 2009 is organised by the Delegation of the European
Commission to Thailand and the Embassies and cultural organisations of the
EU Member States.
For more information contact Khun Kobkul Ratchakitti at the Delegation of
the European Commission on Tel: 02 305 2600 ext 2646 / 02 305 2646 or at
kobkul. [email protected]