The Royal Thai Embassy, New Delhi presents “Namaste Thailand Film Festival” In celebration of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and India.
Namaste Thailand Film Festival runs from 2 – 8 July 2017 at the India Habitat Centre
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A Gift พรจากฟ้า (2016/ 144 mins)
Sunday 2 July 2017 | 7.00 pm | Stein Auditorium
An intriguing romantic film, a four-director omnibus examining love in all its aspects. Using musical compositions by the late King of Thailand, three separate but related episodes, with titles drawn from the King’s compositions, are tied together by themes of love: romantic, familial, platonic and passionate. The film tells the story of 6 people who are trying to overcome challenges that life has thrown at them. The first episode features two people who are asked to act as a married ambassador couple at a scholarship award event despite not knowing each other. The second features a woman who quits her job to take care of her Alzheimer-ridden father who starts getting back his memories after she plays her mother`s favorite song on the piano. The final episode looks at a retired rocker who now works as a financial analyst, but is invited to join an amateur band with his co-workers.
Directors: Chayanop Boonprakob, Kriangkrai Vachiratamporn, Nithiwat Tharatorn, Jira Maligool
The Scar แผลเก่า (2014/ 130 mins)
Tuesday 4 July 2017 | 7.00 pm | Stein Auditorium
A period drama, a love story between Kwan and Riam transpired 80 years ago in rural Bangkok. Set among the vast green fields of Bang Kapi, their classic love story plays out into a tragic epic. This is a forbidden love doomed by a destiny written before their time
Director: ML Pundhevanop Dhevakul
Shutter ชัตเตอร์ กดติดวิญญาณ (2004/ 92 mins)
Wednesday 5 July 2017 | 7.00 pm | Gulmohar
A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you cannot escape your past
Directors: Banjong Pisanthanakun & Parkpoom Wongpoom
The Tin Mine มหา’ลัย เหมืองแร่ (2005/106 mins)
Thursday 6 July 2017 | 7.00 pm | Gulmohar
The film is adapted from short stories by Ajin Panjapan and his semi-autobiographical account of growing up in a mining camp in southern Thailand during the post-World War II years after he failed and was cast out of one of Thailand’s most prestigious universities during his second year as an engineering student. Going to the mining camp is the starting point of his journey learning about real life.
Director: Jira Maligool
The Teacher’s Diary คิดถึงวิทยา (2014/ 120 mins)
Friday 7 July 2017 | 7.00 pm | Stein Auditorium
A story about a former wrestler who takes up an unusual position as a class teacher in an isolated rural floating community in middle of a dam. There he draws inspiration from the diary left behind by a particularly dedicated predecessor. The more he reads the stories in the diary, the stronger he feels the connection with a person who he has never met.
Director: Nitiwat Tharatorn
Bangkok Traffic Love Story รถไฟฟ้ามาหานะเธอ (2009/ 126 mins)
Saturday 8 July 2017 | 7.00 pm | Gulmohar
An urban love story set in the center of Bangkok where thirty-year-old Muei-ly is struggling to find true love. When Muei-ly accidentally meets a handsome BTS engineer whom she considers as the right man, she plans to make her first move. Many obstacles keep popping up but she never gives up.
Director: Adisorn Tresirikasem
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