After two documentaries about the political and economical misfortune of Thai villagers, director Nontawat Numbenchapol ventures into new territory with #BKKY: a part documentary, part fiction piece about love and hardship among the youth of Bangkok. Numbenchapol requested over a hundred teens to share their views on romance, sexuality, friendship and the future, intersplicing their anecdotes with the fictional tale of the romantically entangled high school girls Jojo and Q.
 

Although being a much less somber endeavour than his previously mentioned films BOUNDARY (2013) and THE RIVER (2013), Numbenchapol uses #BKKY to illustrate that adolescent puppy love walks hand in hand with uncertainty.

 

“An experimental sonata to celebrate the breezy Thai youth with an open touch on gender identity, sexual orientation and hopes for the future.” – Ian Yang, CinemAsia programmer

 

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