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World Film Festival of Bangkok

Nation Multimedia Group, a media company based in Thailand, organized the first Bangkok Film Festival in the country in 1998. Various international films were screened to promote cinematic art and film appreciation in Thailand. The event was held annually until 2002. 

Since 2003, the World Film Festival of Bangkok has been held annually in October by the Nation Multimedia Group with Mr Kriengsak Victor Silakong (2003 – 2017) as the festival director. The festival aims for:

  • Introducing quality, non-mainstream films from all over the world. 
  • becoming a showcase for independent films and new work from rising talents to cinema masters 
  • showing the continuity from generation to generation as a vital component in the development of the film industry.
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