Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the film festivals community.  

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, documenting and promoting festivals worldwide.

Working on an upgrade soon.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login


RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes services and offers



2022 441 articles Full coverage Festival / Market    I   2021 Full coverage / Sample of newsletters 
2020 FULL coverage : FESTIVAL / MARKET   I   2019 coverage : FESTIVAL / MARKET   I   2018 coverage : FESTIVAL  / MARKET

ARCHIVES:  Video gallery I Image gallery I Conference Future of Cinema in Cannes I PROMOTE YOUR FILM I VIDEO SERVICES IN CANNES has become the number 1 online media on cannes with 1300 articles published for the 3 past editions. 10 newsletters reaching close to 2 M film professionals...



Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'MEKONG HOTEL' in Cannes


Year: 2012
Duration: 61.00 minutes

Thai Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, who took home the 2010 Palme d’Or for his film ‘UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (2010)’, returns to Cannes two years later to present his latest work, 'MEKONG HOTEL' (2012).

'MEKONG HOTEL' is an experimental film featuring the director himself as he works with cast and crew on another of his films called: 'THE ECSTACY GARDEN'. True to Apichatpong’s authentic auteurship the film uses a potpourri of genres mixing reality and dream, earthly and supernatural, feature and documentary, creating his own world where the borders between narrative and nonfiction are blurred and where all opposites are set apart yet blended together. Shot during monsoon season in Thailand on the Mekong River on the border between Laos and Thailand, the river itself could be a character and symbol of the paradox and unity of opposites in 'MEKONG HOTEL'.


Written and Directed by: Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Starring: Jenjira PONGPAS, Maiyatan TECHAPARN, Sakda KAEWBUADEE, Chai BHATANA


-Written by Vanessa McMahon, May 17, 2012


Read an interview with Apichatpong on 'Uncle Boonmee' here:



User images