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Queer Rhapsody: Solids by the Seashore

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  • Wed, Jul 24

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Director: Patiparn Boontarig Run Time: 93 min. Format: Digital Release Year: 2023 Language: Thai with English subtitles

Starring: Ilada Pitsuwan, Nicharee Boonmuang, Rawipa Srisanguan, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Tipargon Chaiprasit

Screenwriters:Patiparn Boontarig, Kalil Pitsuwan

Producers: Chatchai Chaiyon, Mai Meksawan

Join us for a special screening of Solids By The Seashore, part of the Queer Rhapsody Film Series organized by UCLA Film & Television Archive.

In a Southern Thai town, Shati, a local Muslim woman from a conservative family meets Fon, an activist-turned-visual artist. Shati struggles with her traditional roots and emerging feelings. Haunted by her late grandmother’s cautionary tale and unusual occurrences, Shati must forge her own path and come to terms with her identity.

About The Director:

Patiparn Boontarig graduated in Film and Photography at Thammasat University in Bangkok, and has worked on a number of shorts and documentaries as director and screenwriter. He was assistant director to Phuttiphong Aroonpheng’s Manta Ray (2018 Venice Film Festival) and Jakrawal Nilthamrong’s Anatomy Of Time (2021 Tokyo FILMeX Grand Prize). Solids By The Seashore is his first feature film.

About Queer Rhapsody:

Queer Rhapsody, a community-led film series, centers the joy, healing, and narrative reinvention of contemporary LGBTQIA+ cinema. Showcasing a kaleidoscope of offerings: from features poised to achieve cult status, short-form experimental storytelling as alchemical guide, vanguard documentaries blazing a path for narrative change, and international films primed to accompany you on your next journey of self-discovery. Created to connect the vibrant Los Angeles queer film community by centering liberatory narratives, 15 shorts and feature screening programs will be anchored by five iconic venues and driven by a dedicated independent queer programming team, this city-wide collaboration aims to kindle a bright, hot summertime celebration of queer voices at its heart in service to belonging and igniting creative community connection across Los Angeles.

Organized by the UCLA Film & Television Archive, with support from the Andrew J. Kuehn, Jr. Foundation and the Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation. Curated by an independent programming team and presented in collaboration with community venues The American Cinematheque, Egyptian and Los Feliz 3; The Broad; UCLA Film & Television Archive, Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer; and Vidiots Foundation.

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