Posted: Wed 28 Nov, 2012 11:12 AM
The 3rd Luang Prabang Film Festival takes place 1-5 December in Luang Prabang, Laos. Twenty-eight films from across Southeast Asia will be screened in three locations in the scenic heritage town beside the Mekong river. Entrance is free.
The festival features ASEAN film productions and short documentaries. There are exhibitions, seminars, workshops and concerts too.
The Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) is an annual celebration of filmmaking in Southeast Asia. It aims to educate Lao people about film as a means of cultural expression and communication and to support a nascent local industry and art form.
For a full schedule of screening and background information, click here.
Khiri Travel, a tour operator specializing in authentic travel experiences in the Mekong region, is a sponsor. It supports the arts, believes in empowering young people, and is involved in local cultural events in the Mekong region.
Following the film festival, the Luang Prabang Handicraft Festival will take place 7 to 11 December.