Tilda Swinton looking at a glass cube in a still from Memoria (2021)
Tilda Swinton looking at a glass cube in a still from Memoria (2021)
Memoria (2021) Madman Entertainment

ACMI and Fireflies Press present

Memoria – Book launch & screening

Featuring an interview with director Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

Apichatpong Weerasethakul | Colombia, Thailand, France | | PG
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Join us for a special screening event and the Australian launch of the new book Memoria, which offers an extraordinary immersion into the creative processes of the award-winning Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

Memoria is an out-of-body experience. *****

The Guardian

Stick around after the screening for a pre-recorded interview with director Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

After visiting Colombia in 2017, Apichatpong chose the country as the location for his first feature shot outside of his native Thailand. In the following two years, he returned for several visits and travelled extensively, listening to the stories of the people he met along the way.

Join us for a special screening event and the Australian launch of the new book from Fireflies Press, Memoria, which offers an extraordinary immersion in to the creative processes of the award-winning Thai director Apichatpon Weerasethakul on the set of his latest film Memoria, starring Tilda Swinton.

Please note that your ticket to the 7pm screening includes a drink on arrival in the ACMI Shop plus admission to the screening.

Format: DCP
Language: In English and Spanish with English subtitles
Source: Madman Entertainment
Courtesy: Madman Entertainment
Duration: 136 min

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Duration

136 mins

Rating

PG

Contains mild themes and infrequent coarse language

Schedule

6pm: Book Launch (ACMI Shop, Ground Floor)
7pm: Screening (Cinema 1, Level 2) Complementary drink on arrival in the ACMI Shop
7.30pm: Screening (Cinema 2, Level 2) no drink on arrival

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About the book

The book Memoria gathers the memories Apichatpong collected; in the form of photographs, a personal diary and sketchbook, research notes, treatment excerpts and email correspondence. These are placed alongside exclusive materials from the film’s production: set photographs, a diary of the shoot, annotated pages from the shooting script, storyboard panels, contributions from the cast and crew, and more.

Printed in a beautiful art book edition, the result is an extraordinary immersion into the creative processes and work methods of one of contemporary cinema’s true visionaries.

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Memoria - Apichatpong Weerasethakul

About the film

Starring Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, Memoria centres on a Scottish woman who, after hearing a strange banging sound at daybreak, begins to experience a bizarre sensory syndrome while she’s traveling through the jungles of Colombia.

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