Film

Capturing Cambodia on Camera

Having filmed Tomb Raider with Angelina Jolie at Angkor Wat, written dozens of travel guides for Lonely Planet and produced videos for the BBC, National Geographic and Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism, what’s next for Nick Ray, Principal at Phnom Penh-based Hanuman Films?

‘White Building’: London Review

Kavich Neang’s feature debut follows a young dancer who’s about to lose the only home he’s ever known.

Review: White Building

Cambodian filmmaker Kavich Neang’s White Building repeats a sage piece of advice, for when the going gets a little tough: when in need, dance.

Cambodia selects ‘White Building’ as Oscar entry; first trailer revealed (exclusive)

Kavich Neang’s feature debut White Building has been selected to represent Cambodia in the best international feature film category for the 2022 Academy Awards.

‘White Building’: First Clip For Cambodian Drama, Jia Zhangke Among Producers — Venice Film...

Here’s a fun first clip for Venice Film Festival coming-of-age drama White Building, which will get its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.

‘Karmalink’ Review: Past Lives and Future Dreams Collide in the First Sci-Fi Film Made...

American director Jake Wachtel’s debut feature mixes Buddhism and AI to winning effect.

Venice Hidden Gem: Buddhism and Sci-Fi Converge in Cambodian Mystery ‘Karmalink’

American expat director Jake Wachtel was teaching a film course in Cambodia when inspiration struck for his futuristic reincarnation mystery 'Karmalink.' He then enlisted his two favorite students to star in the film and even help write the script.

USC Cambodian American filmmaker creates film about the hidden legacy of the Vietnam War

The film, ‘Swept Under,’ will investigate the difficulties of assimilation for Southeast Asian refugees.

Venice Critics’ Week to Open With U.S. Director Jake Wachtel’s Cambodia-set ‘Karmalink,’ Full Lineup

The Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week has unveiled its lineup of nine international first works, all of them world premieres, with U.S. director Jake Wachtel’s Cambodia-set Buddhist sci-fier “Karamalink,” set as the out-of-competition opener.

Busan 2020 Review: COALESCE Shows Cambodia as a Land Compromised by Opportunity

Three young men look to forge their own paths in the fast-developing Kingdom of Cambodia in French filmmaker Jessé Miceli’s keenly observed debut feature.

The riveting saga of “The Donut King,” who was seduced by dough, money and...

Filmmaker Alice Gu spoke to Salon about the charming Ted Ngoy, who created a donut empire for Cambodian immigrants

‘Donut King’ Ted Ngoy’s Life Was Even Crazier Than The Documentary About Him Reveals

Nearly every independent donut shop in every Southern California mini-mall hides a story — and many of them start with an unlikely impresario, a Cambodian refugee named Ted Ngoy.

‘The Donut King’ Review: Sweet Dreams

This documentary traces the mercurial journey of a Cambodian refugee who became a doughnut mogul in California.

Cambodia Town Film Festival is moving online and it’s all free

The annual Cambodia Town Film Festival returns this week, but like just about all events, it’s all going to be online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

First They Killed My Father: Criminally underrated masterpiece by Angelina Jolie that deserves your...

Based on the memoir by Loung Ung who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jolie, First They Killed My Father traces the journey of a 5-year-old girl, who with her family, is forced into the labour camps in Cambodia during the period of Khmer Rouge.

Cambodia’s Rithy Panh Discusses the Ethical Quandaries of ‘Irradiated’ at the Sarajevo Film Festival

Cambodian director Rithy Panh survived the brutal Khmer Rouge regime that took the lives of many of his friends and family. His latest film “Irradiated,” which premiered in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival, does not shy away from human horrors like those he experienced in his youth.

Interview: Jimmy Henderson on What He Found with “The Prey”

On his creative rejuvenation in Cambodia and pursuing another ass-kicking adventure.

‘The Prey’ Takes ‘Dangerous Game’ to Cambodia

Action-packed shoot-em-up is not the best adaptation of the story — but it’s a fun ride.

‘The Prey’ Review: ‘Jailbreak’ Director Delivers Intense Rumble in Cambodian Jungle

Jimmy Henderson delivers another scrappy yet satisfying low-budget action movie in a country where the genre has been all but nonexistent.

Ellen Wong Examines Cambodian’s Past in ‘In the Life of Music’ Trailer

"Are you Hope?" Indican Pictures has released an official US trailer for a Cambodian drama titled In the Life of Music, which originally premiered in 2018 at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

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