Meeting of Team Thailand Plus at Brussels
Exhibition Permanent Flux

Mr. Olivier Boonjing and his film Somewhere between here and now

Mr. Olivier Boonjing, a Belgian-Thai movie director, called on Ambassador Pisan Manawapat, Minister Sarun  Charoensuwan and Consul Akrapong Chalermnon also attended, on 20 October 2009 to introduce himself and his film ?Somewhere between here and now?

which has just been acclaimed the AUDIENCE AWARD from Brussels Film Festival 2009 as well as the ?regards du present? at the Festival Internationale du film francophone de Namur. In addition, the film has as well been selected to show at the World Film Festival of Bangkok 2009.  Please see for more information.

Somewhere between here and now tells a story of a woman who has just returned from a trip to Thailand and neighbouring countries and felt reluctant to go home. The movie was mainly shot in Brussels and was (as said by the director himself) inspired by this wonderful city.

Ambassador Pisan has congratulated him and his team.  They also discussed the possibility of making a film on Buddhism.

Mr. Boonjing is a son of a Belgian and Thai parents and grew up in a small Belgian  town where German is spoken.  Since he was young, his family has, as often as they possibly could, visited their relatives in Ubol Ratchathani in Thailand, his mother hometown, where the international forest temple or monastery is located.