Also referred to as the, ‘city of angels’ Bangkok is home to big skyscrapers, dazzling shopping destinations, colorful cinemas and exotic dining establishments. One of the major attractions of the city, the world renowned Bangkok International Film Festival reached its sixth year in 2008 with much pomp and splendor. From its inauguration in the year 2003, the Bangkok International Film Festival has grown from strength to strength and earned immense popularity amongst film lovers all over the world. The event was sponsored by the Tourism Authority of Thailand in partnership with Federation of National Film Associations of Thailand last year. With more involvement expected from the prominent people in the Thai film industry, the festival will surely attain greater heights. If you are planning a trip to Bangkok in Thailand, you can visit the beautiful city during the International film festival. You don’t have to worry about your accommodation here. Bangkok hotels cater to a large number of tourists thronging the city to catch a glimpse of the international film festival.
Bangkok hotels-both luxury and cheap hotels teem with people during this time. Avid film lovers come to watch the best movies made by renowned filmmakers from all across the world. Film lovers get a chance to understand the place of cinema in the cultural map of Thailand today. The numerous tourists getting to Thailand every year are ushered in with a hearty reception. With international directors, film-stars, journalists and producers, the Bangkok International Film Festival exemplifies a star-studded atmosphere.
The recently conducted Bangkok International Film Festival this year festival played host to several feature films and documentaries. These films were made by successful filmmakers from within the country, the ASEAN region, and from all over the world.
A carefully chosen international jury adjudges two competitive programs for the Golden Kinnaree Awards. A gala Red-Carpet and a screening event in all its opulence are the characteristic features of the festival. Some of the other significant features of the international festival are workshops, exhibitions and panel discussions. The popularity of the Bangkok International Film Festival has made Thailand a recognized center of entertainment to film lovers all over the world.
Last year, the festival kicked off in style during the month of September at the SFCinema, Central World shopping complex. This week-long festival screened over 80 films from across 40 countries. The world-famous director Woody Allen's movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona was shown here. The main objective of the FNFAT is now to enhance the production and sales of budget films, documentaries. This will make Thailand make that cut at home and across the world.
Pullman Bangkok King Power is considered as the official hotel during the festival. With the latest facilities and hospitality services, the hotel makes for a luxurious stay. However, if you are looking for cheap hotels and discount rates on services, you can refer to hotel booking worldwide. Discount hotel booking lets you know about the lowest rates on hotel amenities at this time. Browse through the various online hotel booking sites and get to know about the discount hotels near the location of Bangkok International Film Festival and reserve a room right now!