CosplayerDirected by Yingsiwat Yamolyong
- 27 mins
This documentary delves into the little-known world of soldier cosplay subculture in Thailand. Presenting an intimate story of soldier cosplayers in Thai society, “Cosplayer” follows Jum, a twenty-something passionate soldier cosplayer, and explains how the subculture became central to his life. “Cosplayer” provides a window into how manga, video games, and movies are consumed in contemporary Thai society.
In 2012, the Visual Documentary Project was set up to offer a platform where young Southeast Asian filmmakers could share their realities through documentaries and act as a bridge between the filmmaking and academic communities.