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WRONG LIGHT (Thailand)
March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE
A charismatic activist leads a globally-regarded NGO that provides shelter and education for girls rescued from brothels in Northern Thailand. As the filmmakers meet the girls and their families, discrepancies begin to emerge and their story takes an unexpected turn.
Directors: Dave Adams, Josie Swantek
Running time: 78 minutes
Distributor: CINEMA GUILD
Country: Thailand | USA
Language: Thai w|English Subtitles, English
FESTIVALS: USA: Cleveland International Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Louisiana International Film Festival, Milwaukee Film Festival, Heartland Film Festival (Indianapolis), United Nations Association Film Festival (San Francisco|Palo Alto), Cine-World Film Festival (Sarasota, FL)
AWARDS: Winner, Montclair Film Festival – Grand Prize New Jersey Films Competition; Official Selection: 40th Cleveland International Film Festival, 40th Atlanta Film Festival, Louisiana International Film Festival
“The film sheds valuable light on the potentially damaging effects of grand-scale deception on the needy and vulnerable.” Gary Goldstein, The Los Angeles Times
“A truly eye-opening documentary” Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film