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SFS Bonus Animation Nation screening: Khan Kluay
||24 November 2007 (Saturday), 7pm
||National Museum of Singapore, Gallery Theatre
93 Stamford Road
We are pleased to announce a bonus Animation Nation screening to SFS members.
Film: Khan Kluay
Date: 24 Nov (Sat)
Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Each SFS member is allowed to bring a non-SFS guest to this screening. No registration is necessary.
For SFS members who have already bought tickets to this show, you may bring your tickets to this screening to exchange for tickets of another Animation Nation screening.
Kompin Kemgumnird, the director of this animation feature will be in attendance at this screening.
Khan Kluay is the story of a curious, naughty young elephant growing up independent in deep forest whose insatiable curiosity in regard to his missing father sets him on a journey to a great adventure. The many obstacles and difficulties that he encounters throughout the journey make him strong and the lessons he learns turn him into a brave, proud elephant full of energy but yet very gentle at heart.
Khan Kluay learns to live with humans and to understand the relationship between man and elephant – this eventually leads to self-sacrifice as he goes to war as a warrior.
Winner - Best Feature Film
Animadrid, International Animation Festival.
Official Website and Trailers: http://www.khankluay-themovie.com/
Kompin Kemgumnird studied visual design in his native Thailand as well as character animation at CalArts. He was awarded a scholarship to Walt Disney Feature Animation from 1996 to 1998 and created his first independent film Itch in 1996. Two more indie films followed (School of Fish, Hide, Go Seek) and a further two-year stint at the Disney studios working as inbetweener on Tarzan and Atlantis: The Lost Empire, before he joined Blue Sky Studios in 2002 to work on the feature Ice Age. Since 2002, he has been director at Kantana Animation Studios. His first animated feature Khan Kluay won Best Feature Film at Animadrid in Spain, and has won a series of awards in Thailand.
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