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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Pathompon Mont Tesprateep

Pathompon ‘Mont’ TESPRATEEP received his Fine Art MA from the Chelsea College of Arts in London in 2011. He started his career directing pop videos and is the drummer in the band Assajan Jakgawan. In 2014, he won the R.D. Pestonji Award for best short film at the Thai Short Film Festival in Bangkok for Endless, Nameless (2014). His short film Song X (2017) had its world premiere at Locarno, and his film Lullaby (2019) its European premiere at IFFR 2020.

Filmography

(selection, all short) 4 Feb 2006 Live at Bangkok Code (2008), Delicate Whisper (2009), Cutter, Trimmer and Chainsaw (2011), Military Droning (2012), Endless, Nameless (2014), Song X (2017), Confusion Is Next (2018), Lullaby (2019)

More info: Pathompon Mont Tesprateep

Pathompon Mont Tesprateep at IFFR

  • Lullaby

    The film consists of four new renditions of traditional Thai lullaby tunes in Chehe dialect, focusing on the current religious and cultural disharmony

    • Wait and See
  • The Asylum

    This tranquil film by artist Prapat Jiwarangsan reflects on the necessary search for belonging in the changed face of Thailand since the 2014 coup d’e

    • Voices
    • Voices Short
  • Endless, Nameless

    All is far from what it initially seems in this hand-processed Super-8 film, shot in the private garden of a high-ranking Thai army officer.

    • As Long As It Takes: Short
  • Song X

    A group of teenagers conducts a cremation ceremony for a man who is entering the afterlife while still being sought by the military for deserting.

    • Bright Future Short
    • Frameworks
  • Confusion Is Next

    Thai noise musician Thom AJ Madson confines himself in a room for an experiment to give a plumeria tree a sound. He alternates between creating sound

    • Frameworks