Our CEO Efe Cakarel has produced a new short from Apichatpong Weerasethakul, which was shot on the LomoKino camera. You can watch Ashes for free on the site. As with all of his films, its quiet beauty resonates immediately, existing somewhere between poetic abstraction and slice-of-life simplicity, with the presence of a vague political context. Utilizing the LomoKino’s limited shot lengths to his advantage, Apichatpong imbues Ashes with a mesmerizing rhythm.
In other news, I’m compiling some of the highlights among critic responses as the Cannes Film Festival progresses. Follow along in the Notebook.