Courtesy of Kick the Machine Films
Tokyo Premiere: the first theatre production by internationally renowned Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Fever Room, a projection performance by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, will be premiered in Tokyo. Fever Room presented in TPAM - Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama in 2017 was greatly acclaimed.
Fever Room invites the audience to reflect on the fluidity of memory and images.This projection-performance offers a new experience that transcends the frameworks of cinema and theatre...
An interview with Apichatpong Weerasethakul is specially featured in ASIA HUNDREDS
APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL-Fever Room
Artist and filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul's works deal with memory, subtly addressed personal politics and social issues. Working independently of the Thai commercial film industry, he has been active in promoting experimental and hybrid narrative filmmaking at home and abroad. His art projects and feature films have won him widespread recognition and numerous festival prizes, including the top prize at Cannes and the recent 2019 Artes Mundi Award.
Asia in Resonance 2019
The Japan Foundation Asia Center is holding the "Asia in Resonance 2019", a series of events introducing its various cultural exchange programs between Japan and Southeast Asia. The broad range of special events includes cross-border productions of stage performances and films, an international friendly soccer match in which the ASIAN ELEVEN team of selected Southeast-Asian players will play against a team from Japan, and a "NIHONGO Partners" symposium. These events are an opportunity to enjoy the resonance created by the strengthened ties between Southeast Asia and Japan. And as well as being an opportunity to look back at the achievements of mutual cultural exchange which the Asia Center have been holding over the last five years, this festival will provide a springboard to further deepen ties between Japan and Southeast Asia.
"Asia in Resonance 2019" is scheduled to also be held in Southeast Asia.
This is the certified project of beyond 2020 program.