Khmer-Dubbed French Films Set for Showings This Month

A special program of reduced-rate classic French movies dub­bed in Khmer will be shown during December, thanks to the French Cultural Center.

Officials noticed that every time they show a French film dubbed in Khmer at the Center’s small theater, it draws large crowds. So they decided to move a selection of popular movies to a larger venue.

Beginning Friday, a $1 ticket will allow moviegoers to see three movies at the Vimean Tip theater located on Monivong Boulevard near its intersection with Street 232.

The films are “La Grand Va­drouille,” “Le Pari,” “La Belle et La Bete,” “Le Roy et L’Oiseau,” and “Princes et Princesses.” They will run through Dec 14 with showings from 9 am to 7 pm.

The Vimean Tip is the largest cinema in Phnom Penh. “We chose a big place because we want to encourage more viewers and Khmer filmmakers,” said Kor Borin, assistant to the director of cultural affairs for the French Cultural Center.




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