Apichatpong Weerasethakul LomoKino Film 'Ashes' to Premiere at Cannes

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Have you heard that Palme D’Or winning Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul shot most of his latest short film with the LomoKino? And that it will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival? Find out more after the jump.

Stills from Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s LomoKino movie “Ashes”

She paints her nails by the swimming pool. He waits lying on the sofa. The boat leaves.

That’s the tagline for Ashes, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s latest film shot for the most part with the LomoKino. After the tremendous success of Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, which won the prestigious Palme D’Or prize in 2010, we’re all tremendously excited to find out more about his latest movie.

Wouldn’t you just love to watch the full length feature? Well if you’re in Cannes, you’re sorted. But if you’re not, then it’s easy too because on May 24th we’ll be screening it at all Lomography Gallery Stores worldwide Fantastic, no? See you all on the 24th. You’d be crazy to miss it!

If you are actually heading to the Cannes Film Festival this year, we want to hear from you. Get in touch and help us deliver the best, most fascinating news for the Lomography community and the world. If you’re too busy to write then join us for our party on the 19th May. See you there!

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written by webo29 on 2012-05-17 in #news #lomokino #movies #mubi #apichatpong-weerasethakul #cannes #film #movie #analogue-cameras #art #cannes-2012

8 Comments

  1. saviorjosh
    saviorjosh ·

    Incredible. Would love to watch it!

  2. 134340
    134340 ·

    interesting!!!!

  3. heart2heart
    heart2heart ·

    wanna see!

  4. nurng2000
    nurng2000 ·

    Cool!

  5. iamdnierod
    iamdnierod ·

    awesome!

  6. prisca_31
    prisca_31 ·

    Will be in NYC. Any screening there on the 24th ? Where ? !!!

  7. webo29
  8. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Amazing!!!!!

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