Mountain of Trash
2021
Synopsis:
A constantly expanding dumpsite in Chonburi, Thailand has grown as tall as a mountain. Composed of over 3 million tons of waste, its notorious stench stretches across several kilometers. While Chonburi was positioned as a central base to drive the Thai economy, its development brings an environmental catastrophe in its wake.
Filmmakers:
Primrin Puarat
Director
Primrin Puarat is an emerging producer and director. Her work-in-progress documentary short "Buried Dead Mountain" was awarded honorable mention in the IF/Then Shorts Global Pitch at IDFA 2019. Primrin has worked closely with Anocha Suwichakornpong and Nontawat Numbenjapol. She now works at Purin Pictures.
Pom Bunsermvicha
Producer
Pom Bunsermvicha graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Culture & Media Studies. Her short films have competed at film festivals locally and abroad, including BFI Flare, LAAPFF and Hamburg Short Film Festival. She is an alumni of the Berlinale Talents and Tribeca Film Institute.