A still from BNK48: Girls Don’t Cry, a documentary about the rise of the Thai pop group by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. Photo: BIFF/AFP

Thai filmmaker’s intimate portrait of girl pop sensation BNK48 shows honest stories and thoughts of wannabe stars

Unlike the usual documentaries that are heavily controlled by the band’s management, director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit was given unprecedented access to the band members and hopefuls, and their gruelling training

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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A still from BNK48: Girls Don’t Cry, a documentary about the rise of the Thai pop group by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. Photo: BIFF/AFP
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