[SECTION 2] Asian Gothic September 11th?17th


Thailand/France, 2008, 19min, Color, Digital File


Somewhere along the border of Thailand and Myanmar lives a creature called Nok Phii (Ghost Bird) or there used to. Nok Phii feeds on other animals’ blood and even attacks human beings.
Born in 1970 in Bangkok. He started making films and video shorts in 1994 and completed his first feature Mysterious Object at Noon in 2000. Since 1998 he has also mounted exhibitions and installations in many countries. His art projects and feature films, including Blissfully Yours (2002), Tropical Malady (2004) and Syndromes and a Century (2006) have won him widespread recognition. His recent film, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives won the Palme d’Or at Cannes.