Vichart Somkaew


Vichart Somkaew was born in 1980, Phatthalung Thailand. He was graduated from Architecture Department, Faculty of Industrial Education, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. In 2004 he was interested in making documentary and made his first documentary completed in 2005. After that he did a feature documentary project with bioscope magazine. In 2007 a feature documentary 'One True Thing' won The Duke Award in the 11th Thai short Film & video Festival , Bangkok Thailand. He worked as a film project curator in 2009 for 'The Sinner's Discourse'. In '8.8.88' (2012), he tells the story of alienation, the feeling of alienation in terms of country (Burma-Thai), nationality (Burmese-Thai), ethnic (Burmese-Mon) and language (Thai-Burmese-Mon). It also observes the human rights in the social classes in order to show the right and the equality in humanity. The film is financially supported by Raks Thai Foundation and European Union.