Shorts10 - Environmental crisis (2021)

  • Shorts Collection
  • 1h 9m


People coping with the consequences of climate change, pollution and waste.

Mountain of Trash | 2020 | 20 min.

Director: Primrin Puarat

As the provincial capital of Chonburi has become a central part of the growth of the Thai economy, a growing environmental catastrophe of waste has followed in its wake. An enormous trash mountain now looms large over the locals of Beung District. More than municipal waste this trash mountain also holds buried secrets that are far worse than its notorious stench stretching across several kilometres.

Competing for the RAI & Marsh Short Film Prize

The People Next to Coal Power Plant | 2019 | 23 min.

Director: Hyewon Choi

Vegetable crops are contaminated, fish have disappeared, illness is rife. Life in the shadow of a Korean coal power plant is difficult, but the locals have no choice but to struggle on nonetheless.

Competing for the Wiley Blackwell Student Film Prize

Don’t Let the sunny weather fool you | 2019 | 27 min.

Director: Guusje Meeuwissen

The everyday lives of a farmer and a fisherman in the Philippines, and their capacity to adapt to a changing natural environment and climate.

Competing for the Wiley Blackwell Student Film Prize

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Thailand, Republic of Korea, Philippines