Closely Watched Films: Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Director

4/5/07 to 4/7/07

Thai fabulist Apichatpong Weerasethakul, “one of the most brilliantly original directors in the world” (Sight & Sound), is our guest for the next installment in this ongoing series that offers a new way to engage with films and the people who make them. The centerpiece is a lively shot-by-shot exploration of the mysterious and transfixing Tropical Malady with the director fielding your questions.

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  • Tropical Malady, April 5, 6

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Past Films

  • Blissfully Yours

    • Saturday, April 7 5:30pm

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul in Person. Young lovers travel to the verdant jungle seeking respite from everyday anguish in “a delicate, ethereal dream of a film.”-N.Y. Times

  • Tropical Malady: Shot-by-Shot

    • Friday, April 6 7:00pm

    Discussion with Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Your chance to talk in depth with the director about the making and meanings of this transfixing film that "requires a relaxed and open mind to watch it, be consumed by it, and enjoy its great and fearful symmetry."-Sight & Sound

  • Tropical Malady

    • Thursday, April 5 7:30pm

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul in Person. This shape-shifting blend of modern romance and mystic parable ventures deep into the Thai jungle of myth. "A work of outstanding originality and power."-Sight & Sound