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The Khmer Rouge — in an Animated Movie

Funan has a wrenching but important message for young viewers.

‘Funan’ Director Denis Do on Choosing Empathy Over Violence for His Deeply Personal Tale

From writer/director Denis Do, making his feature film debut, comes a true-to-life story about the arrival of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1975 and how it upended the lives of a Cambodian family, just one among many.

Exclusive: ‘Funan’ Director Denis Do Reveals His Personal Connection to the Harrowing True Story

Funan, the upcoming GKIDS release from co-writer/director Denis Do in his feature directorial debut, tells a deeply personal tale from Do’s own family history.

The Monks Community Forest — a battlefield jungle turned nature preserve

Story told in a film released Monday to mark Remembrance Day.

Rithy Panh, President of the Caméra d’or Jury

Revealed by the Festival in 1994 with his first fiction film, The Rice People, Cambodian director Rithy Panh will preside over this year’s Caméra d’or Jury.

‘Funan’ Exclusive Trailer: GKids Gets Animated Over Cambodian Survival Drama

"'Funan' is the story of a family. Of a woman...My mother," the director said of his animated film about the Khmer Rouge's cruelties.

Daze of Justice Documentary Airing Renews Questions Over Khmer Rouge Justice

The film, produced by Michael Siv, himself a survivor, follows the group as they give testimony in Case 002 against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, the last two remaining senior regime leaders.
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First Teaser for Animated Film ‘Funan’ About Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge

"You can't give up, Chou." GKids has debuted the first official US teaser trailer for an animated film from France titled Funan, the feature directional debut of filmmaker Denis Do.

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