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Doi Boy

These Shan boys’ prostitutions to men. The new generations of people from Zomia who live in foreign communities as aliens in Chiangmai, Thailand. They are invisible for the government, invisible from social status, invisible from gender. They are not bothered by anything and are happier to do this work than to go back home to fight for the army.

Director: Nontawat Numbenchapol
Screenwriter: Nontawat Numbenchapol
Producers: Supatcha Thipsena, Steve Chen
Co-producers: Thierry Lenouvel (Cine-Sud, France), Marcelo Busse (Busse Filmproduktion, Germany), Urs Frey (Contrast Film, Switzerland)
Country of Production: Thailand/Cambodia/France/Germany/Switzerland
Language(s): Thai, Shan
Total budget: USD 621,029
Production Company: Mobile Lab Project and ANTI-ARCHIVE

 

Awards

SEAFIC Award Winner 2017
Special Mention Award, Talents Tokyo 2017
Next Master Supports Program Development Fund, Talents Tokyo 2018

Official Selection 

Busan Asian Project Market 2017
Tokyo Talents 2017
Luang Prabang Film Festival Talent Lab 2017
Ties That Bind 2017
Busan Asian Film School 2018

Berlinale Talents 2018
Berlinale Co-Production Market 2018: "Berlinale Directors" projects
Cannes L'Atelier 2018