Film

Sequel to Cambodian Action Hit ‘Jailbreak’ in the Works (Exclusive)

Action actors Cecep Arif Rahman and Yayan Ruhian, known for their work in 'The Raid' movies and 'John Wick 3 – Parabellum,' are in talks to play villains.

‘Graves Without a Name’ Review: An Impossible Quest in Cambodia

The filmmaker Rithy Panh attempts to find where his parents, victims of the Khmer Rouge, are buried.

Doc Corner: Rithy Panh’s ‘Graves Without a Name’

It is not very often an autobiographical documentary about genocide is selected to open a prestigious strand of one of the biggest film festivals in the world.

Sergio True Story: How Accurate Every Event In The Netflix Movie Is

Netflix's new biographical drama Sergio recounts the final hours of UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello. Here's how it compares to the true story.

Prue Leith: ‘I worried about my daughter finding her birth mother’

Prue Leith is telling me what a bad mother she was to her daughter, Li-Da Kruger, growing up. I don’t believe her for a second, though she lists off reams of apparent offences.

Rise and fall of Cambodian refugee ‘Donut King’ charted in award-winning film

Filmmaker Alice Gu is a self-professed foodie – but she found herself genuinely stumped when her son’s nanny told her about a particular confection two years ago.

SXSW 2020 review: THE DONUT KING spotlights the Cambodian refugee that launched the California...

If you’ve ever picked up a dozen donuts in one of those unmistakable pink boxes or browsed through the astonishing variety of donuts on display at shops like DK’s, then you have Ted Ngoy to thank.

How I Fled Communist Genocide and Became the ‘Donut King’ of L.A.

Ted Ngoy, subject of the new documentary “The Donut King,” fled the Cambodian genocide to America, where he built a donut empire. He writes about his extraordinary journey.

The Terrifying True Story That Inspired ‘A Nightmare On Elm Street’

Among the likes of Halloween and Friday the 13th, Wes Craven’s 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm Street is a notorious slasher film that’s been the basis for a multitude of sequels, reboots, and tie-in media.

Bruce Robinson: Meet the man behind The Killing Fields

In 1985, Cambodian Haing S Ngor became the first Asian to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the iconic The Killing Fields. The Globe sat down with the film's screenplay writer Bruce Robinson on the 24th anniversary of Ngor's murder to hear his reflections on the man and the movie.

Rod Rathjen on Why Human Trafficking Tale ‘Buoyancy’ Had to be Made as Fiction

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 on Bonded Labor in Thai Fishing Sector Receives Acclaim

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.

The Killing Fields Actor Killed in 1996 L.A. Shooting Told World About Brutal Khmer...

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.

Oscars: Australia Selects ‘Buoyancy’ for International Feature Film Category

The human trafficking thriller filmed in the Thai and Khmer languages has won awards at the Berlin and Melbourne International Film Festivals

‘Dear Kobe’ – the True Story of Survival and Escape as Former Cambodian Army...

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.

Singapore-based online documentary service expands into Southeast Asia

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.

The Philippines’ Box Office Hit Hello, Love, Goodbye Hits Local Theaters in Cambodia

Hello, Love, Goodbye explores the dynamics behind this polar opposite reality in a story that resonates with people from all walks of life.

‘Such brutality’: tricked into slavery in the Thai fishing industry

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.

No Show! Angelina Jolie Turns Her Back On Cambodia Town Film Festival After Maddox...

A-list actress snubs event in son’s home country.

What Our Editor Learned by Speaking to Hundreds of Filmmakers

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.

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A Cambodian community’s struggle to survive virus economic fallout

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Cambodia’s urban-poor communities have suffered severe economic shocks and fallen further into poverty. Without a secure social security safety net to fall back on, many are now relying on NGOs to keep them afloat.