Rirkrit Tiravanija Will Launch His Film Career at the Venice Film Festival This Weekend

lung Rirkrit Tiravanija Will Launch His Film Career at the Venice Film Festival This WeekendThe debut film by New York-based artist Rirkrit Tiravanija will premiere at the Venice Film Festival this weekend. The film, Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours, marks the Thai-born artist’s first directorial effort.  Mr. Tiravanija is best known for his installations, which usually feature him cooking for his visitors.

The film was shot in a documentary style and the title seems to be truth in advertising. Here’s the synopsis.

We follow Lung Neaw, living off the land, visiting neighbors, in a world of simple realities and compassion for his environment and fellow villagers. We see the basic truths of a humble man, another man making our world turn, to a better revolution.

See for yourself in the trailer below.