Laos 3rd Edition
In cooperation with the GIZ, DOKLAO, the Research Institute for Education and Science (RIES), the Ministry of Education and Sports, the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC), the Department of Cinema and the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism, PADETC and the Goethe-Institut Thailand organized the Science Film Festival 2014 in Laos. The festival activities in 2014 placed an emphasis on distant rural areas in order to help those with fewer opportunities gain access to science. The screenings reached 11 886 visitors and took place from November 18 to December 14.
The opening ceremony was held in Vientiane Capital at the Department of Cinema and screenings were organized another five provinces: Attapeu, Sekong, Oudomxay, Luang Namtha, and Bokeo. In the provinces, the event was held at local schools over a period of five days. RIES and the Cinema Department were responsible for selecting schools to organize the event and coordinate with relevant authorities in the targeted provinces. Doklao Center and the Cinema Department selected ten films and translated and synchronized them into Lao. Doklao Center trained six volunteers to help manage the event and organize activities in each province.
The Pre Jury
Bounchum Vongpet holds a master’s degree in journalism. He has been working for the Lao TV station ...
Tongkeo Asa has been working at RIES for 25 years on research for education ...
Pantana Alounsava is one of the begun Lao filmmakers and has got experience on film production for 20 years ...
Athidxay Bouandaoheaung has been working in the Lao film industry for ten years, from production to distrubition ...
General Director of Department of Cinema
Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism
Bounchum Vongpet holds a master’s degree in journalism. He has been working for the Lao TV station for 20 years and has become well known as the Head of Lao journalist editing. In 2002 he was the Director of the Lao TV station. In 2014 he become the Director of the Department of Cinema.
Deputy Director of Research Institute of Education and Science – Ministry of Education and Sport
Tongkeo Asa has been working at RIES for 25 years on research for education. He and his team produced a science book and science curriculum for the Ministry of Education.
Head of Media Production – DOKLAO Center
Pantana Alounsava is one of the begun Lao filmmakers and has got experience on film production for 20 years. Today he works as an adviser and film trainer at DOKLAO Center. He helps to build up the capacity of Lao youths on the basics of film production.
Manager DOKLAO Center
Athidxay Bouandaoheaung has been working in the Lao film industry for 10 years, from production to distrubition. He is one of the team of the new generation of Lao filmmakers who is using media to support the development of education in Lao. He runs the DOKLAO center as a Media for life and learning.