VDP2017 上映作品決定!

Visual Documentary Project 2017 上映5作品が決定しました。

Nostalgia Senja [Reminiscences of the Dusk]

 

Nostalgia Senja [Reminiscences of the Dusk]

This documentary offers a sensitive portrayal of Mr. Gohyong reminiscing about his former days as a successful performer with a Gambang Kromong. Nostalgia Senja foregrounds one man’s lifetime dedication to preserving music in the present, and highlights the pressures some traditional arts face in contemporary Indonesia.

Directed by Fazhila Anandya

 

Produced in Indonesia

 

 

I don't know much about ABC

 

I don't know much about ABC

This documentary offers an intimate portrayal of a relationship between a father and his son, and the challenges of homeless life on the streets of Phnom Penh. Drawing out the importance of education in opening opportunities to improve one’s lot in life, it traces the everyday challenges that Ron Dara faces raising his son.

Directed by Norm Phanith, Sok Chanrado

 

Produced in Cambodia

 

Timbre [Tip-off]

 

Timbre [Tip-off]

Ever since the Duterte administration rose to power, nightly killings have terrorized the Philippines in an all-out government endorsed war on drugs campaign. This documentary follows the plight of a family who recently lost a loved one in this war, offering a stark personal perspective on the current political crisis in the Philippines.

Directed by Camille Samonte, Pam Bareo

 

Produced in Philippines

 

White Egret

 

White Egret

White Egret focuses on the Orang Seletar, an indigenous people who lead a life afloat in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Focusing on Ain and Nasir, a couple, the documentary draws out how their move from the sea to a coastal village has affected their lifestyles and livelihoods. The couple describe both the resilience their community has shown, as well as the uncertain future they face, in a period of rapid social transformation.

Directed by Loh Yoke Ling

 

Produced in Malaysia

 

Yangon, the city where we live

 

Yangon, the city where we live

This film offers a unique window onto Yangon, a city undergoing immense change. Living in harmony is the art of living in life. A city’s attractions can be irresistible and enticing. Yangon, is a safe fortress for the migrants where all live together. Through a unique mixture of narrated poetry and juxtaposed images from Yangon’s urban landscape, this documentary depicts a city that holds the hopes and aspirations of a diverse population, struggling and enduring in the hearts of all who live within it.

Directed by Shin Daewe

 

Produced in Myanmar