Pimpaka Towira op IFFR
Pimpaka TOWIRA (1967, Thailand) was educated in Film at the Thammasat University in Bangkok. Her feature film debut One Night Husband (2003) brought her international fame, making her one of the first female Thai filmmakers to be noticed by international critics and viewers. She has been invited as a jury member for many film festivals and won the Silpathorn Award in 2009, granted by the Ministry of Culture in Thailand. Her new film The Island Funeral (2015) also received an award in the Asian Future category at the Tokyo International Film Festival.
Under Taboo (1992, short), Mae nak (1997, short), One Night Husband (2003), Sud thang rak/Tune In (2005, short), The Truth Be Told (2007, doc), My Father (2010, short), Sudsanan/Terribly Happy (2010, short), Black Air (2008, instal), Mae/The Mother (2012, short), Malaria and Mosquitos (2013, short), Mahut samut lae susaan/The Island Funeral (2015)