“The Color of Chinatown” at Alexandria Film Festival

We are proud to announce that “The Color of Chinatown” is an official selection for Alexandria Film Festival 2018 in Virginia, November 8–11!

This experimental film will be screened outdoor on the opening night at Old Town Waterfront Park in Alexandria. Come see Chinatown the way you have never seen it.


Location: Waterfront Park – Old Town, One Prince Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Time: Thursday November 8, 2018, 7 pm.

Cost: Free

For complete schedule visit: www.alexfilmfest.com/annualfestival/2018-films-schedule/


A world premiere of “The Color of Chinatown”

We are proud to announce that “The Color of Chinatown”, our latest film from “Heart of San Francisco” film series, is an official selection for San Francisco Frozen Film Festival 2018.

This experimental film gives you the closer look behind the gate of San Francisco’s Chinatown. It will be screened as a part of  “BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILMS OF 2018” at the Little Roxie Theater.


When: Sunday, July 22, 1:45 pm. (BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILMS OF 2018, Part 2)
Where: Roxie Theater – Little Roxie, 3125 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Ticket: www.roxie.com/ai1ec_event/frozen-film-festival-3/?instance_id=28253
For complete schedule visit: www.frozenfilmfestival.com

“A Solitude at the Golden Gate (Deluxe Edition)” is now released on Vimeo on Demand

“A Solitude at the Golden Gate”, an award-winning poetic experimental film by filmmaker Samati Boonchitsitsak is now available for rent and buy on Vimeo On Demand.

In this film, the filmmaker presents the audience with the close-up view of the bridge in the foggy and windy day.This film is a director’s love letter to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

Deluxe Edition includes an award-winning short experimental film “A Solitude at the Golden Gate”, plus accompanying film “Soundscape of the Golden Gate”. This fifty-four minutes slideshow film features an ambient sound around the Golden Gate Bridge, along with eighty beautiful black and white images.

Watch a trailer, rent or buy:   vimeo.com/ondemand/goldengate

“Melancholy Palace of Fine Arts” is an official selection of Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema!

Our latest poetic experimental film “Melancholy Palace of Fine Arts” from Heart of San Francisco film series will be screened at 2016 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema film festival.

It will be a part of Friday night “Film Crawl on Courtland”. Our earlier films “A Solitude at the Golden Gate” and “Reflections of Union Square” were screened here at Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Under the Stars in 2014.

Venue: Inclusions Gallery, 627 Courtland Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

Showtime: Friday, September 9, 2016 @ 7 & 8 PM

Lineup: bhoutdoorcine.org/film-crawl-on-cortland-friday-9_9-film-lineup/

Ticket: Free to the public

For more information and film trailers, visit: heartoffilms.wordpress.com, facebook.com/heartoffilms

A world premiere of “Melancholy Palace of Fine Arts”

Melancholy Palace of Fine Arts

“Melancholy Palace of Fine Arts”, the latest film from “Heart of San Francisco” film series will premiere at Tiburon International Film Festival on April 12th, 2016.

Falling rain over Palace of Fine Arts creates gloomy and melancholy feeling, especially for the weeping maidens atop the colonnades who mourn for life without arts. This poetic experimental film commemorates 100 years of San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exhibition of 1915.

It will be screened with “Bay Area Showcase 2016” program. This is a second year in the row for “Heart of San Francisco” film series to be selected for the festival. Last year, “Reflections of Union Square” was selected for Tiburon International Film Festival 2015.

Tiburon International Film Festival 2016
Location: Tiburon Playhouse Theater, 40 Main Street, Tiburon, CA 94920
Time: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 @ 06:00 PM
Festival website and ticket: http://tiburonfilmfestival.com/filmInfo.php?film_id=9207

Melancholy Palace of Fine Arts – Trailer

On February 20, 1915, San Francisco was a host to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition world fair. Today, the only structure remains from the fair is the Palace of Fine Arts.

Using falling rain to represents “sadness of life without arts”, we created a film “Melancholy Palace of Fine Arts” to commemorate 100 years of PPIE.

This latest poetic experimental film from “Heart of San Francisco” series will premiere at Tiburon International Film Festival in April 8-15, 2016.


“A Solitude at the Golden Gate” receives Bronze Award!

“A Solitude at the Golden Gate” has been selected for a Bronze Award by “The Spotlight short film awards 2015”. Bronze Awards awarded to films with high artistic achievement with the fourth highest scores by the panel who compiled list of the best films of 2015 after reviewing each film for the Atlanta film festival events.Spotlight_Bronze

Check out the awards page:

…and Filmmakers Spotlight page: http://www.spotlightfilmawards.com/filmmakers.html

A Series of Poetic Experimental Films by a filmmaker Samati Boonchitsitsak