Xam Keodoungdy

Xam Keodoungdy’s In the Shadows is a short documentary about a shadow-puppet master from southern Laos and his fight to preserve this dying art form. The documentary will move between a shadow-puppet performance and the master’s day-to-day struggles. Xam is an emerging Lao filmmaker who received a “Many Voices, One Laos” grant from LPFF in 2018 for his film, The Apprentice Singer.