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Cambodia’s film industry

Cambodia’s film industry | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Cambodia’s film industry, long hindered by the past, is springing into action, and featues, documentaries and short films from local artists are steadily gaining recognition.
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With Unusual Format, Young Directors Debut First Feature - The Cambodia Daily

With Unusual Format, Young Directors Debut First Feature - The Cambodia Daily | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Kon Khmer Koun Khmer, an association of young Cambodian filmmakers, is taking a major gamble this week: presenting its first feature-length film in a commercial cinema, and trusting that the Phnom Penh public will support a movie with an unusual...
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The Great Angkorian Martial Art (Bokator) by Sereiromnir Or - Cambodia Documentary Short Film | Viddsee

Bokator (ល្បុក្កតោ) is a Khmer martial art that includes weapon techniques. Possibly the oldest existing fighting system in Cambodia, oral tradition indicates that Bokator or an early form thereof was the close quarter combat system used by the armies of Angkor 1000 years ago.
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Diamond Island filmmaker Davy Chou on youth and modernity

Diamond Island filmmaker Davy Chou on youth and modernity | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
French-Cambodian filmmaker Davy Chou's first full-length feature, Diamond Island just won the screenwriter's award at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival
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Cambodian pride was on display in Cannes

Cambodian pride was on display in Cannes | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Hearing Rithy Panh talk about his nerves before the screening of his latest film at the Cannes Film Festival in France, it’s hard to believe how frequently his work has been shown on the Croisette.
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Davy Chou's Diamond Island to screen at Cannes

Davy Chou's Diamond Island to screen at Cannes | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
French-Cambodian filmmaker Davy Chou’s upcoming feature film Diamond Island is set to be screened at France’s prestigious Cannes film festival in May this year. The festival announced yesterday that the film had been chosen as part of the competitive program for the La Semaine de la Critique (Critic’s Week), which focuses on discovering new talents.
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The man who painted Cambodian cinema’s ‘golden age’

The man who painted Cambodian cinema’s ‘golden age’ | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
As a teenager, self-taught artist Moeun Chhay earned the princely sum of 900 riel per month painting advertising hoardings for Cambodian films showing in Battambang. Now probably the last living exponent of the pre-Khmer Rouge craft, his work is finally receiving the appreciation it deserves
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Oscars: Cambodia submits 'The Last Reel' - Screen International

Oscars: Cambodia submits 'The Last Reel' - Screen International | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Film about the ghosts of Cambodia’s past submitted to the Academy Awards.
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Gov't Pushes Better Film, TV Productions - Khmer Times

Gov't Pushes Better Film, TV Productions - Khmer Times | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) In its latest effort to raise the standards of the local film industry, the government said yesterday only productions by officially qualified filmmakers would be allowed on ...
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3.5: censorship and worship...

This Singaporean-Cambodian production is probably the longest and most controversial Cambodian movie in Cambodian cinema history. The main reason is its sensitive scenes, the Cinema Department find quite disturbing to the audience.
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Angelina Jolie Will Direct A Netflix Film About The Khmer Rouge - Huffington Post

Angelina Jolie Will Direct A Netflix Film About The Khmer Rouge - Huffington Post | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
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Angelina Jolie Will Direct A Netflix Film About The Khmer Rouge
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The streaming service, which is delving into original feature film development, announced their partnership with Jolie on Thursday night.
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Empowering young people with disabilities in Cambodia to be heard - UNICEF Connect (blog)

Empowering young people with disabilities in Cambodia to be heard - UNICEF Connect (blog) | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it

The nineteen faces in the room showed a mixture of excitement and apprehension. Many of these young people were about to do something for the very first time: operate a video camera."

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News - Chaktomuk Short Film Festival - Nov. 4, 5 & 6 2016

News - Chaktomuk Short Film Festival - Nov. 4, 5 & 6 2016 | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
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One Dollar Project: shedding light on one’s life with one dollar a day; a 7 minute portrait

One Dollar Project: shedding light on one’s life with one dollar a day; a 7 minute portrait | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - CKS-Bophana film Series presents One Dollar Project: shedding light on one’s life with one dollar a day; a 7 minute portrait - Saturday, 2 July 2016 at Conference Hall, CKS Siem Reap, Wat Damnak, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Find event and ticket information.
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The studio drawing in world-class animators

The studio drawing in world-class animators | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Cambodia’s animation industry is only in its infancy, but with a local studio working on the country’s first big-budget, full-length animated feature, it’s hoped the Kingdom will soon be ‘bringing pictures to life’ for productions from all over the...
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Cannes marks a passing of the torch

Cannes marks a passing of the torch | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
A passing of the torch, a change of perspectives: looking back, the 69th Cannes Film Festival could be seen as some kind of a watershed for Cambodian cinema.
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Les Inrocks - Les 12 films les plus attendus de Cannes

Les Inrocks - Les 12 films les plus attendus de Cannes | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Parce que ce jeune cinéaste a signé un superbe docu créatif sur les fantômes du cinéma cambodgien, détruit par les khmers rouges (Le sommeil d’or). C’est sa première fiction. On est prêt à faire de Chou notre chouchou.
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Coming out: Film places ‘ladyboys’ at the fore

Coming out: Film places ‘ladyboys’ at the fore | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
Filmmaker Sok Visal’s new feature flips the script on traditional portrayals of LGBT characters in Cambodian cinema. Not because of some rights agenda, he says, but just to tell a human – and entertaining – story.
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Foreign Films Banned From Prime Time - Khmer Times

Foreign Films Banned From Prime Time - Khmer Times | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) In a bid to support the local film industry, the government has banned foreign films being aired on TV in the critical 7 pm to 9 pm prime time slot.


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Cambodia Limits Broadcasts of Foreign Films to Promote National Culture - Radio Free Asia

Cambodia Limits Broadcasts of Foreign Films to Promote National Culture - Radio Free Asia | Cinéma Cambodgien | Scoop.it
But some fear further government control over what people may choose to see.
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First Modern Cinema to Open in Siem Reap - The Cambodia Daily

First Modern Cinema to Open in Siem Reap The Cambodia Daily The three-screen theater will show five or six films a day, in both 2D and 3D formats, and cater largely to locals, said Sao Sokny, managing partner of MVPC Entertainment, a joint venture...
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