Soros Sukhum is pioneer of the Thai independent film movement, launching the careers of a generation of artistic and experimental filmmakers, including Aditya Assarat, Sivaroj Kongsakul, Anocha Suwichakornpong, and Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit.
Internationally focused, Sukhum co-produced Cambodia’s Diamond Island by Davy Chou, Singapore’s Pop Aye by Kirsten Tan, and the anthology Ten Years Thailand made between Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand and showcased at the Cannes Film Festival. His latest film is the highly anticipated Colombian-set Memoria, the English language debut for director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and starring Tilda Swinton.
Sukhum has also proudly supported multiple short films by emerging directors who are embracing Thailand’s digital revolution.
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