Australian Rod Rathjen’s first film as director, “Buoyancy” is a powerful dramatization of human trafficking within Thailand’s offshore fishing fleet. Shot largely in Khmer and Thai, and selected as Australia’s foreign-language Oscar contender, it may also be a role model for cultural sensitivity and activism.
Australian movie “Buoyancy” that follows the life of a Cambodian boy being trafficked into working on a Thai fishing trawler – mirroring real life stories – has won the Best Youth Feature Film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane.
People Magazine Investigates explores the international intrigue surrounding the 1996 slaying of Dr. Haing Ngor, a Cambodian genocide survivor who became an actor in the United States.
The human trafficking thriller filmed in the Thai and Khmer languages has won awards at the Berlin and Melbourne International Film Festivals
It's all in the new non-fiction book titled 'Dear Kobe,' where 75-year-old Sidoeun Sean tells his dramatic story in a letter to his little son, Kobe.
With easy internet access and fast-growing tech communities in Cambodia, people who are willing to pay for entertaining and educational content can now try a new documentary video streaming service.
Hello, Love, Goodbye explores the dynamics behind this polar opposite reality in a story that resonates with people from all walks of life.
A survivor’s graphic memoir and a feature film reveal horrific exploitation and violence on the high seas – and the shame of the world’s complicity.
A-list actress snubs event in son’s home country.
Mekado Murphy makes the “Anatomy of a Scene” video series for The Times, which asks directors to explain a sequence from one of their films moment by moment.
'In the Life of Music,' co-directed by Caylee So and Sok Visal, traces romance before, during and after the murderous Killing Fields of the Communist Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s.
After premiering earlier this year, “Last Night I Saw You Smiling” picked up NETPAC Award for best Asian film in February at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. It won the Special Jury Award for International Documentary Feature at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival in May.
Rap music, “thug life,” mental health, refugee struggles and heritage protection are among the subjects explored during the seventh-annual Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF), which takes over the Art Theatre in Long Beach this weekend with new studio and independent features, documentaries, foreign features, short films, animated shorts, and a rereleased classic.
Star Cinema's OFW drama “Hello, Love, Goodbye” made its debut in Cambodian cinemas on Sunday, with lead stars Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards flying to the Southeast Asian nation for the premiere.
When Kavich Neang learned that Cambodian authorities were going to knock down the storied apartment building where he’d been raised and replace it with luxury condos, the young filmmaker’s first thought was to grab a video camera.
Cambodian directors explore issues of identity and political change through films that have become the toast of the international festival circuit.
If you’re hoping to figure out how to jailbreak your Netflix account—aka if you’re looking to find a way to unlock hidden features that would allow you to access more TV shows and films, possibly for free—I can’t help you.
Set up in 2014, the company is a veritable hothouse for emerging Cambodian talent, with their work celebrated around the world.
Directed by Caylee So and Sok Visal, the drama follows a family's life during and after the reign of the Khmer Rouge.
After winning the Audience Choice Narrative Feature award at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) in November, In the Life of Music has followed this up by being selected to represent Cambodia in the International Feature Film Award at the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, in February next year.
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