April 8, 5:00 PM – April 8, 8:00 PM
Directed by Nontawat Numbenchapol 1h 15m Thailand Thai
The director interviewed 100 teenagers aged 17- 19 in Bangkok and then created this feature that blends documentary style with dramatic intersections. All sorts of passions, preoccupations and questions about sex, gender and life choices come up and get talked about with open minds and hearts. A captivating and vividly imaginative work that encapsulates the experience of growing up in modern Bangkok.
This event is proud to be co-presented by: Boston Asian American Film Festival
After being held against their will in India when their gender and sexual orientation is discovered, Naveen Bhat battles their parents in court and pieces their life back together. (Naveen's pronouns are they/them)
Dir. Pallavi Somusetty. 23 min. USA. 2016.
Directed by Pallavi Somusetty 23 m English USA, India