A Fear of Monsters: Folklore and Horror in Cinema
9 June 2019
3 – 4.30pm
Free admission with registration
Four of the most renowned genre filmmakers in the region – Eric Khoo from Singapore, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang from Thailand, Ho Yuhang from Malaysia and Joko Anwar from Indonesia – come together in this session to discuss the creation and their involvement in the HBO Asia series Folklore. How does folklore inspire and inform horror in each of the directors’ works? What are the research processes and responsibilities in representing their cultures in an internationalised genre film market?