Director Davy Chou’s feature film debut, “Diamond Island,” chronicles the lives of young men who perform grueling work on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich—by day, a construction site sprouting 40-story luxury condominiums, and by night, the premier mingling spot for the capital’s young, lovestruck and restless.
Animation is not a technique for commitment-phobes. With affordable software available on the internet, dabblers can easily pick up the basics—but mastering the required skills takes complete dedication.
The Maek Make Art Space, closed for two years as its artist-manager pursued an art residency in Thailand, has reopened this month in Battambang City with a renovated space and an exhibition that reflects a new approach to presenting Cambodian talent.
Classic buildings are more than just landmarks to Silas Everett, country representative for The Asia Foundation. They are physical embodiments of culture, time and place.
Despite leaving a few stones unturned, Arthur Dong’s unique blend of animation and rare archival footage more than does justice to one of Cambodia’s greatest sons.
Sera's research led to the publication of three graphic novels covering the civil war of the early 1970s, the Khmer Rouge regime and its aftermath. His most ambitious work will be released early next year.
Innovators and entrepreneurs team up to build better rodent traps—and other tools—for Cambodia’s small-scale farmers. But will they catch on?
Four years after hatching an idea to nurture and preserve Cambodian culture through a coffee shop, Sakada Sam opened K.E Cafe and Lounge in Phnom Penh with the tagline “Coffee with memory.”
A remote cave’s cherished ancient paintings withstand the elements, but face an uncertain future.
One of the first Khmer poems to be inscribed in stone—an ode to the Buddha’s enlightenment carved into the walls of Angkor Wat in 1702—it turns out, contains snippets of a traditional prayer, the “Lotus Flower Offering,” which is still sung in Cambodia today.
The exhibition “The Singapore Art Archive Project”, organized by a group of museum curators, includes a vast array of materials, ranging from magazine articles on Southeast Asian arts in the early 1960s to photographs of Cambodian villages.
About five years ago, Cambodian artist Heng Ravuth embarked on a journey—exploring human nature through the naked body.
War destroyed Chea Vannath’s world. Then, through faith, she redefined her future.
Chinary Ung is one of the foremost contemporary composers in the U.S. He also happens to be a Cambodian-American with a passion for encouraging the development of links between Western and Khmer music.
Krom, a bluesy five-piece that formed in Phnom Penh in 2010, has been nominated for two Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year, founder Christopher Minko confirmed on Friday.
In the two weeks before political analyst Kem Ley was shot dead in a gas station convenience store last weekend, he posted 19 political “jokes” to his Facebook page, having announced plans to write 99 and then publish them in a book at the end of this year.
The songs of the Khmer Rouge served as the inescapable soundtrack to the regime's brutal reign, but also acted as a failed attempt to inculcate the proper revolutionary mindset, according to new research.
A program by Heritage Watch trains children to appreciate their archeological heritage in hopes of inspiring their efforts to prevent it from disappearing.
Organizers of this year’s Chaktomuk Short Film Festival are encouraging the submission of films addressing human trafficking and migration.
On a street lined with girlie bars, Phnom Penh’s first Hooters stands apart in orange hot pants.