What's trending and happening this week

1. From today until next Wednesday, head to the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Centre for the SAC Asean Film Festival. A commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Asean community, the festival will feature seven films from seven neighbouring Asean countries of Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia, as well as seminars and discussions about various topics. The event is free of charge. Make your reservations now at

2. To highlight the creativity and ingenuity of Thai people, Museum Siam welcomes you to their newest exhibition, titled Mind Of Thai Inventors: A Look Back And Ponder. Divided into three sections, the exhibition will feature various static and interactive exhibits to shed light on all the inventions created by Thai minds throughout history. From simple tools and religious relics to dessert and food recipes, the exhibit is free for all to enter. The exhibit will be closed on Mondays, but you can go take a look any other day from 10am to 6pm.

3. Adapted from the hit Japanese manga series of the same name, Netflix's Westernised adaptation of Death Note is set to be released next Friday. The film loosely follows the plot of the manga, and revolves around Light (Nat Wolff), a high school student who stumbles upon a magic notebook that kills anyone who has their name written in it. Classic characters like the detective L or the death-god Ryuk will also be returning, portrayed by Keith Stanfield and Willem Dafoe respectively.

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