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Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival – Opening Film 2021

One Second by Zhang Yimou (China) will open the Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival which will take place from December 8 – 13, 2021 at the SF World Cinema & Paragon Cineplex, in Bangkok, Thailand.

About the festival:
In the past 2 years, the film industry worldwide has suffered greatly from the Covid-19 pandemic. The outbreak has forced the industry to adapt its practices and strategies while trying to revive its cultural and economic importance in order to prepare for the post-Covid world.

The Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival 2021 is not only a declaration of confidence in the potential of Southeast Asian filmmakers, but also a showcase of creativity, ideas and contents that are shaping and re-energizing the region’s film industries during our uncertain times.

– Opening Film –

One Second by Zhang Yimou – China | 2020 – 104 minutes
Starring: Zhang Yi, Liu Haocun, Fan Wei

China during the Cultural Revolution. A prisoner has escaped from his labour camp to see a particular newsreel. But an orphan girl has stolen precisely this film roll. Meanwhile, the villagers are waiting eagerly for the screening to begin.

Trailer:

Festival Trailer:

For more information about the festival please go: https://www.baff.go.th/

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