Luang Prabang Festival: Malaysia’s ‘Redha’ Takes Top Prize; Patrick Brzeski; Hollywood Reporter

Laos – Town of Luang Prabang

The growing Southeast Asian event featured an expanded program this year, spanning 32 screenings, panel discussions, live music, exhibitions and an educational endeavor hosted by the Tribeca Film Institute — all of it taking place in the shadow of historic Buddhist temples.

The Luang Prabang Film Festival, a boutique event showcasing emerging cinematic voices from Southeast Asia, wrapped up its eighth annual edition this week, honoring Malaysian film Redha with the audience choice award.

Held annually amid the historic Buddhist temples of Luang Prabang, Laos, a UNESCO World Heritage town, this year’s LPFF featured an expanded lineup of 32 feature films, four programs of shorts, exhibitions and performances, and a talent lab hosted by the Tribeca Film Institute.

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