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Feature: Thousands of Cambodian spectators enjoy buffalo race as beast numbers wane - Xinhua


Feature: Thousands of Cambodian spectators enjoy buffalo race as beast numbers wane
Xinhua
The buffalo race is part of a ceremony hosted by the Vihear Sour villagers to mark the end of Pchum Ben, the annual 15-day festival honoring the dead. At the event, buffalos were adorned with brightly colored headgear, and racers rode them up and down ...

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21 Sep 2017 | 6:43 am

Angelina Jolie follows her passion with 'First They Killed My Father' - Los Angeles Times


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Angelina Jolie follows her passion with 'First They Killed My Father'
Los Angeles Times
The day before, Jolie's latest directorial effort, the emotionally wrenching Cambodian-genocide drama “First They Killed My Father,” had its North American premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. The crowd gave the film the kind of reception any ...
Angelina Jolie has found a powerful voice as a director. It's time we ...The Guardian
Cambodia Picks Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' as Oscar ContenderVariety
Angelina Jolie preps for awards glory as Netflix drama is selected for Oscars submissionMetro
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20 Sep 2017 | 10:25 am

Prayers and buffalo races at Cambodia's Festival of the Dead - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Prayers and buffalo races at Cambodia's Festival of the Dead
Bangkok Post
KANDAL, Cambodia, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Hundreds gathered on Wednesday to watch horse and buffalo races at Vihear Sour Pagoda, northeast of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, on the last day of the annual Festival of the Dead. "It is fun to watch the ...
Cambodians mark 'Festival of the Dead' - eNCAeNCA

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20 Sep 2017 | 6:14 am

Oscar foreign-language film race 2018: All the titles submitted so far - Screen International


Screen International

Oscar foreign-language film race 2018: All the titles submitted so far
Screen International
Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered as a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge. The Netflix-backed drama premiered in Cambodia earlier in the year and screened at the Telluride Film Festival ...

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18 Sep 2017 | 4:41 am

Melbourne Festival 2017: Bangsokol evokes the horror of the Killing Fields - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne Festival 2017: Bangsokol evokes the horror of the Killing Fields
The Sydney Morning Herald
Picasso said that "the purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls", but how do you restore art when its creators have been reduced to dust? The Khmer Rouge, who tyrannised Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, killed an estimated two million ...

17 Sep 2017 | 8:52 pm

Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' opens Cambodia Town Film Festival in Long Beach this weekend - Long Beach Press Telegram


Long Beach Press Telegram

Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' opens Cambodia Town Film Festival in Long Beach this weekend
Long Beach Press Telegram
In this Sept. 11, 2017 photo, Angelina Jolie, left, director/co-writer of the film "First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers," and co-writer/human rights activist Loung Ung pose for a portrait during the Toronto International Film ...
Angelina Jolie dazzles with her children on red carpet at Toronto premiereAberdeen Evening Express
Angelina Jolie, UnbrokenNew York Times
Directing allows Angelina Jolie to 'champion other people'Morung Express
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13 Sep 2017 | 3:33 pm

Long Beach's Cambodian Film Festival Expands With Comedy - Gazettes.com (satire) (press release) (blog)


Gazettes.com (satire) (press release) (blog)

Long Beach's Cambodian Film Festival Expands With Comedy
Gazettes.com (satire) (press release) (blog)
Celebrating its fifth year, the Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF) will screen 12 films, including the Netflix original, “First They Killed My Father,” directed by Angelina Jolie. The four-day film festival will feature movies that highlight Cambodian ...

7 Sep 2017 | 12:35 pm

Cambodia Town Film Festival Shows a Nation Still in Recovery - OC Weekly


OC Weekly

Cambodia Town Film Festival Shows a Nation Still in Recovery
OC Weekly
The morning after that, Jolie and Ung's movie opens the fifth annual Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF) in Long Beach. To mark Cambodia's national Ancestors Day holiday, there is also a Chapman University screening on Tuesday evening that is open to ...

6 Sep 2017 | 7:37 pm

Cambodia Town Film Festival to Showcase Cambodian History with 'Surviving Bokator' - Long Beach Post


Long Beach Post

Cambodia Town Film Festival to Showcase Cambodian History with 'Surviving Bokator'
Long Beach Post
Photo of MMA fighter Tharoth “Little Frog” Sam in "Surviving Bokator". Photos courtesy of Mark Bochsler. Now in its fifth year, the Cambodia Town Film Festival returns with a pre-release of “Surviving Bokator”, a documentary about a genocide survivor ...

5 Sep 2017 | 6:36 pm