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Sacred Skin’s Aroon Thaewchatturat in Noir Nation

Just in time for our appearance at the UBUD Writers and Readers Festival in Bali, Noir Nation posts a short film interview with photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat on Sacred Skin, the first English language book on Thailand’s spirit tattoos, Sak Yant. Watch the clip here!   Watch it here!

Sacred Skin – The Movie

Hm. Producer Api Sritakae has just remixed the soundtrack to our little Sacred Skin movie. Sacred Skin is the first English language book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos. Photographed by Aroon Thaewchatturat and written by me, published by Visionary World and designed by the NEW Studio in London. Song called Itchy Skin by Pussy & The […]

(Deutsch) Die Zeit Kurzfilm über Sacred Skin

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From the Archives: The Khmer Heart of Stone – Trailer

I first visited Cambodia in 2001, on a research trip to find a story for a documentary on the country newly emerging from decades of civil war. A year later, director Marc Eberle and myself were back, shooting The Khmer` Heart of Stone, the first feature length docu for which I wrote the screenplay. The […]

From the Archives: The Greatest Show On Earth – Trailer!

The trailer for the first documentary film I worked on (screenplay and production manager), The Greatest Show on Earth, can now be viewed on director Marc Eberle’s website. The 30 min documentary follows Alok Sharma, the top policeman in charge of the 2001 Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest gathering of people on planet earth, ever! Being […]

Pussy & The Learjets – A Short Documentary by Gerhard Joren

Swedish photographer Gerhard Joren has produced a short documentary on the birth of Bangkok-based band Pussy & The Learjets. The two and a half minute film documents the Rock’n’Roll band’s live debut at The Overstay on January 15th. The four piece, formed in late 2010, is currently playing dates around Bangkok, Thailand and will record […]

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