Outsider filmmaker: Thunska Pansittivorakul

Outsider filmmaker: Thunska Pansittivorakul - March 10, 2005
Thunska Pansittivorakul, an alternative filmmaker who makes movies of "near-zero commercial value" has made a website that brings together alternative Thai filmmakers: thaiindie.com

From his profile: ...His film, “Sigh”, has been selected to show at the Thai Film Festival in Hong Kong. However the Thai embassy in Hong Kong is not approved of this film and decides to ban it.
“Voodoo Girls” can not be shown in Bangkok Film Festival because it reflects the bad image of Thai women. The festival is organized by Tourism Authority of Thailand.
“Unseen Bangkok” was shown for a small group of people protected by the authority of Japanese Foundation in Thailand. Moreover, his film called “Happy Berry” was selected to show at Makati Cinemanila International Film Festival 2004, but also was canceled by the censorship in Indonesia...

Underground experience - Independent may be too bland a description for the shorts and documentaries of radical filmmaker Thunska Pansittivorakul - Bangkok Post, March 4, 2005
...In an age where being non-mainstream seems fashionable, perhaps Thunska represents a rare breed of old-school agitator whose rebellious art is driven by ideals rather than by commercial interest (his movies have near-zero commercial value). And his presence might suggest a cultural mechanism at the time when society is slipping into the grip of neo-conservatism...
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