Iris Feature 2015

How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)

After the loss of both parents, 11 years old Oat faces an uncertain future when his older brother must submit to Thailand's annual military draft lottery. Thailand's Best Foreign Language Film entry to the 2016 Academy Awards.

DIRECTOR: Josh Kim
CAST: Toni Rakkaen, Ingkarat Damrongsakkul, Thira Chutikul
Thailand, USA, Indonesia, 80min

After the loss of both parents, 11 years old Oat faces an uncertain future when his older brother must submit to Thailand’s annual military draft lottery. Unable to convince his brother to do whatever he can to change his fate, Oat takes matters into his own hands resulting in unexpected consequences. Thailand’s Best Foreign Language Film entry to the 2016 Academy Awards.

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The screening is presented in association with  WOW Wales One World Film Festival.