7pm, Thursday October 19, 2017
FCCTs next Monthly Pub Quiz night: no entry fee and teams from 4-6 players welcome. Don't have a team? No problem, as we will always have a hodgepodge table for you to join.
Don't forget the next date by marking your calendars for Quiz Night on November 16.
Story of New Silk Road for Life & No-Nukes
11 am, Tuesday October 24, 2017
We are New Silk Road Pilgrimage for Life & No-Nukes. We started walking from Seoul in May 2017. We will arive at Rome in April 2019. We are now walking in Thailand via Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. We have walked about 2500km so far. We will arive at Bangkok on October 22.
Documentary Film Night: The New Rijksmuseum
7pm, Monday October 30, 2017
In 2003, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the most important museum in all of the Netherlands, closed for a major renovation. The plan was to reopen in 2008, but what was to take five years took 10, with a budget that just kept on growing. Filmmaker Oeke Hoogendijk was able to follow this exciting, difficult and sometimes painfully funny process with the camera from behind closed museum doors.
Documentary Film Night and Chat with Director: Angkor Awakens
7pm, Monday November 06, 2017
From the celebrated team that created "They Call It Myanmar," hailed by Roger Ebert as "one of the top documentaries of 2012, a New York Times Critics' Pick, comes Angkor Awakens: A compelling first-hand look at modern Cambodia -- a society at a tipping point where one of Asia's youngest populations is rebuilding its culture and moving beyond the murderous Khmer Rouge times.
Unquiet Kingdom: Thailand in Transition
7pm, Wednesday 15 November, 2017
From exuberant rallies on Bangkok's shopping streets, to tear-gas filled alleys echoing with gunshots, from democracy-debating farmers, to kitten-fostering Buddhist nuns, Unquiet Kingdom, is a gripping and lively portrait of Thailand's many faces, revealing the complexities of a country that is far more than its tranquil tourist-brochure stereotype.
Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the US and a Rising China
7pm, Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Particularly since the 2014 coup, claims have been made regarding a loss of American interest and influence in Thailand, and a related rise in that of the Chinese. In a project begun before the coup, a new book delves deeply into this question and provides a comprehensive response.