Lomography Austin is hosting a gala event as we screen Apichatpong's film "Ashes". Apichatpong, a Thai independent director, has created his artful work completely with the LomoKino, and its debut at the Cannes Film Festival is a cause for celebration!
Apichatpong Weerasethakul is the Cannes Palme d’Or winner of 2010, a prize which is only given to one director per year (unlike the inflationary use of the Oscars). To put into perspective, last years winner was Tree of Life by Texas’ own Terrence Malick. Apichatpong’s movie awarded the Palme d’Or was Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. Until now, he was shooting digital and recently has explored the analogue life in a very lomographic way. For all movie star fans, Tilda Swinton makes also a short appearance in the movie!
Curtain goes up at 7:00 pm local time, so come on by for some complimentary refreshments and be among the first in the United States to see this fantastic analogue work of art!
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