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Exodus, an exhibition opening tonight at Cloud, offers a window into the European migration crisis through the perspectives of three photographers based in Lesbos, Greece, in 2015 during an influx of Syrian refugees.

Paulin Cammal takes the stage in a scene from director Ian White's Before the Fall. Photo supplied
Thu, 13 October 2016

'Before the Fall' seeks an Oscar nod for Cambodia

Cambodia has submitted Before the Fall as its entry for the Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards.

Mon, 10 October 2016

Picture perfect in the city of ghosts

The sixth annual Canon PhotoMarathon yesterday concluded with 18 winners taking the stage, a group winnowed down from more than 1,000 contestants who had spent the day taking pictures across the capital on a series of designated the

A fundraising campaign has been launched to support master shadow puppet maker Mann Kosal and ensure the future of the Sovanna Phum Association.
Wed, 27 July 2016

Campaign started to save puppet theatre

A fundraising campaign has been launched to ensure the short-term future of a long-standing Phnom Penh sbek thom (shadow puppet) theatre.

Somchanrith Chap’s A Fistful of Pebbles was the winner of last year’s Chaktomuk short film festival. Entries for this year’s festival opened on Friday. Photo supplied
Mon, 11 July 2016

Trafficking theme for this year’s short film festival

Submissions have opened for the fifth annual Chaktomuk Short Film Festival set for November 4 through 6 in Phnom Penh.

Cambodian-American pop singer Laura Mam has put her support behind Mission Muoy Roy to raise funds for the education of underprivileged Cambodian children.
Tue, 7 June 2016

Making a big difference with small money

An innovative fundraising campaign inspired by the Parisian Hospital Foundation’s annual Operation Pieces Jaunes (Operation Yellow Coins) is set to raise a lot for underprivileged Cambodian children’s education by asking only a litt

French-Khmer filmmaker Davy Chou’s feature Diamond Island, which stars first-time actor Nuon Sobon (left) as Bora, has won the Critics’ Week SACD prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Photo supplied
Mon, 23 May 2016

Chou’s Diamond Island wins prize in Cannes

French-Cambodian filmmaker Davy Chou’s feature Diamond Island has won the SACD prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week sidebar.

Diamond Island actors Cheanick Nov, Sobon Nuon and Madeza Chhem, artistic director Kanitha Tith and filmmaker Davy Chou attend the film’s premiere in Cannes, France, on Friday. Photo supplied
Mon, 16 May 2016

Cambodian pride was on display in Cannes

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.

In his exhibition, I Want to Get Married, opening tonight at Java, Battambang artist Srey Bandaul recreates famous paintings such as Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory using Cambodian settings and features. Photo supplied
Wed, 11 May 2016

Exhibit explores injustice in Kingdom

Renowned Battambang artist Srey Bandaul’s newest exhibition – opening tonight at Java Café and Gallery – parodies familiar European works of art in a critique of Cambodia’s past and present, and extends the conversation in performan

The proprietor of expat institution Sharky Bar, Michael ‘Big Mike’ Hsu, died on Sunday.
Tue, 10 May 2016

Cambodia loses an institution

Michael “Big Mike” Hsu, the longtime owner of Sharky Bar on Phnom Penh’s Street 130, died suddenly at his workplace on Sunday. He was 68. Hsu was found in his office. Friends believe he suffered a heart attack although an official cause of death has not been determined.

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