Seafic unveils five Southeast Asian projects for 2020 edition

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Seafic unveils five Southeast Asian projects for 2020 edition

Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Singapore’s Fran Borgia among the producers working with up-and-coming talent.

The Southeast Asia Fiction Film Lab (Seafic) has announced the five projects that will participate in its fourth edition, including projects produced by Cannes Palme d’Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Singapore’s Fran Borgia (A Land Imagined).

The five projects, which come from Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and for the first time Malaysia, broach subject matter including sexual assault, illegal immigration and violent insurgency.

Among the selection is the first narrative film from Thailand’s Sompot Chidgasornpongse, whose documentary Railway Sleepers screened in Busan and

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