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In Anocha Suwichakornpong’s most recent film, Come Here, the spare narrative follows four young actors in a theater company in their attempts to visit a memorial site for the “Death Railway” in western Thailand. Upon finding the site closed for renovations, they embark on an unplanned journey, eventually ending up at a cabin for a languorous evening smoking weed under a sky lit with fireworks. As in her previous films, Come Here eschews the immutable linearity of time with a narrative that simultaneously entangles multiple temporalities. Here, performance is a lens through which the characters grapple with how to understand the experience of others. 2021, DCP, Thailand, in Thai with English subtitles, 69 min.

Post-show conversation with the artist led by Palita Chunsaengchan, assistant professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Minnesota.

In partnership with FD13, the Walker welcomes award-winning filmmaker Anocha Suwichakornpong for a monthlong residency in Minneapolis. In addition to the screenings of two of her recent films—By the Time It Gets Dark and Come Here—the artist premieres a newly commissioned performance, FREETIME, related to her forthcoming feature.

Anocha Suwichakornpong a Thai independent film director, screenwriter, and producer whose work is informed by the sociopolitical history of Thailand. She was a DAAD resident in Berlin (2021) and a visiting lecturer on art, film, and visual studies at Harvard University (2018–2020). Her films have been the subject of retrospectives at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York; TIFF Cinematheque, Toronto; and Olhar De Cinema, Brazil, among others. She is the recipient of the 2019 Prince Claus Award, the Silpathorn Award (2019), and her feature By the Time It Gets Dark (2016) was awarded Best Picture and Best Director from Thailand National Film Association, making her the first woman to be awarded.

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