Life of Folk Dancing

This documentary film celebrates the joy of International Folk Dancing. It looks at folk dancing from various point of views, from people of all ages, gender and ethnic backgrounds who enjoy folk music and folk dancing. Folk dance is not just about dancing, it’s also about community, family and heritage.

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Director: Samati Boonchitsitsak
Director Biography

Born in Thailand, Samati is a filmmaker currently living in San Francisco. He has an extensive background in animation and visual effects after working at the leading visual effects company to create believable animation for characters such as Davy Jones in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” King Kong and Bronto in “King Kong”, Mamukil in ‘Lord of the Rings”, Sonny in “I Robot”, Iron Man in “Iron Man” and Rango in “Rango” amongst several others. Samati is currently directing his first Sci-Fi feature film. He enjoys photography, running and bicycling, as well as playing underwater hockey.

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