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A new Khmer-language version of the award-winning film “The Missing Picture” premiered Tuesday at the Cambodia International Film Festival.
A French-Cambodian co-production will bring to the big screen an adaptation of “The Gate,” Francois Bizot’s memoir of his imprisonment under the Khmer Rouge, the French Embassy said on Friday.
The artist Oeur Sokuntevy can’t quite find the words to explain the meaning behind “Secrets,” her new series of paintings now being exhibited at Java Cafe. But there’s no need to use language. The strong voice of her surrealistic paintings speaks for itself. It yells.
The Cambodia International Film Festival, now in its fourth year, begins Sunday in Phnom Penh and will include feature films, documentaries, animated shorts and appearances by Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh, French director Regis Wargnier and Australian filmmaker James Gerrand.
More than a century ago, Walter Benjamin predicted that the illiterate of the future would not be those who cannot read texts, but those who cannot read images.