The 3rd World Film Festival of Bangkok takes place 14-24 October 2005 with an Opening Gala Night 14 October 2005 and films scheduled from 15 October 2005. The festival is dedicated to bringing the world's best art house, indie, comedy and classic films to Bangkok, and features talks by directors and actors, alongside workshops and Q&A sessions. It has become an event of international significance with a distinctive contemporary Asian character.
Oscar winning director Roman Polanski will attend, and a variety of his films will be shown including “Cul de Sac”, “Knife in the Water”, “The Pianist”, “Repulsion” and his latest film “Oliver Twist” (to be shown on the Opening Gala Night). Two renowned directors Jean Pierre Jeunet and Tsai Ming Liang will also be in attendance.
More than 60 movies from over 20 countries will be shown, plus a special series of “Tsunami” short films by 14 Thai and foreign filmmakers. “The films come from Belgium, Bolivia, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, USA and Venezuela. I guarantee unlimited enjoyment during the entire festival,” said Kriengsak Silakong, director of World Film Festival of Bangkok. Films will be showing at a variety of cinemas around Bangkok including Grand EGV Siam, Major Central World, and EGV Metropolis.
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