World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2019
27 October 2019 12.00 p.m. at Scala Theater
“Engage the Past Through Sound and Images”
On October 27, 2019, Thai Film Archive celebrates World Day for Audiovisual Heritage with a number of activities to be held at Scala Theatre, a historic cinema in downtown Bangkok.
At 12pm, the screening of Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old”, which brings into high–definition the human face of the First World War. Jackson uses state of the art technology to transform original black-and-white footage to colourised footage and let the men who were there tell their stories.
At 2pm, a panel discussion on “Engage the Past Through Sound and Images” by historian Pawan Ruangsilp, art curator Gridthiya Gaweewong, and Thai Film Archive director Chalida Uabumrungjit.
At 3pm, the unveiling of a plaque marking Scala Theatre as a historic site in Thai Film History.