'Luang Prabang Film Festival Loses Name, Goes Ahead With

Festival Loses Name, Goes Ahead With

The annual

film event in Laos that was for the past 12 years known as the Luang Prabang

“Organizers have

recently acquiesced to a name change in order to continue to produce this year’s

8- 11,

and will move forward using only the iconic blue chair to identify the festival,” they said

Contacted by

Variety, organizers had no additional comment beyond their published statement

The festival

has been operated on a non-profit basis with the backing of private sector and local

It has

supported the Laos local film industry, operated talent development workshops and provides free-of-charge screenings of

“Mekong 2030” (Cambodia,

Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, 2020) dir

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