Changemakers in Thailand

  1. Chapter#1 of my Bangkok documentary project
    "City of Angels" (which is the literal translation of the original thai name for their capital city)

    This chapter is all about the Chatuchak weekend market, which is known as the largest of it`s kind in the world. Focus is on the lovely people, which make this market a real with a real good energy.

    shot with the Panasonic GH1 (Kit lens, 50mm 1.4 and 28mm 2.8 Canon primes)

    camera and edit by Dirk Fischer
    music by Miles Davis "All blues"
    audio mastering by Sebastian Janczewski
    sounddesign by Marc Siegert

    This is a production.

    Watch out for the "city of angels" guided tour powered by snoovel!

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  2. A documentary video about urban cycling in Bangkok. This video focuses on the good and the ugly sides of urban cycling. Moreover it shows how can a fixed gear bicycle could change one's life.

    Special Thanks to all that contribute in making this video, all of your help are very much appreciated.

    Created by Vault82

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  3. WINNER - Best Documentary Feature, Phenom Film Fest, 2012
    WINNER - Best Documentary Feature, Peachtree Village International Film Fest, 2012
    WINNER - Humanitarian Award, Third World Indie Film Fest, 2012
    WINNER - Best Health Documentary, Awareness Film Fes, 2012
    WINNER - Award of Merit, Indie Film Fest, 2012

    "STIGMA" follows filmmakers Jeff Johns and Ryan Loughridge as they travel the globe to discover why more hasn't been done to completely eradicate the existence of Leprosy in the world. Through India, Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, they talk to WHO doctors and aid workers, while visiting numerous colonies and hospitals to meet those affected by the disease and to understand the life-changing stigma it has created for them and for their families.

    While some prejudice stems from religious beliefs, much of the stigma is simply passed down from generation to generation. This has allowed a once biblical illness, often referred to as the world’s oldest and most misunderstood disease, to continue to affect hundreds of thousands each year, right up into the twenty-first century - even though this disease is completely curable.

    Follow the filmmakers, armed with only two backpacks, their passports, and $1,200, on a breathtaking journey across the world, as they learn about the lives, cultures, triumphs, and struggles of those whose lives have been stigmatized by this horrible disease, and as they discover the disturbing politics that have allowed this situation to be perpetuated.

    The World Health Organization proudly announced the elimination of Leprosy in 2000 and refused to take part in the making of this film. Conservative estimates indicate that over 200,000 new cases of Leprosy were reported in over 125 countries throughout the world in 2011.

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  4. A short documentary film about Thailand's social structure.
    The 18-minute documentary takes a closer look at the issues behind the political turmoil in Thailand.

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  5. AWOF 's documentary in Thailand;

    Enjoy this amazing story about a fishing village passionated about football. See how they managed to start playing even though they live on water !

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