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The Cambodia International Film Festival received the endorsement of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars yesterday with the announcement that actress Angelina Jolie Pitt had accepted the presidency of the festival’s newly formed Honora

Cambodian-American fashion designer and filmmaker Remy Hou (left) helps children in the Project Accessible Hollywood course set up a shot.
Fri, 20 November 2015

Young Cambodians with Hollywood dreams

Nearly 20 young Cambodians are taking part in a month-long course on how to make movie magic armed with little more than a smartphone and a good idea.

A still from "Snow on the Blades", a 2014 Japanese film directed by Setsuro Wakamatsu, being screened in Phnom Penh as part of the first Japanese Film Festival in Cambodia.
Fri, 6 November 2015

Cambodians getting a taste of Japan’s film legacy

The Japanese Film Festival in Cambodia, which runs until Tuesday, will bring a singular focus on Japanese cinema to the Kingdom for the first time.

A still from Chap Somchanrith’s "Cambodian western" short "A Fistful of Pebbles", which will screen as part of this weekend’s Chaktomuk Short Film Festival.
Thu, 5 November 2015

Festival an opportunity for Kingdom’s young filmmakers

The fourth Chaktomuk Short Film Festival begins on Friday with a bigger lineup of homegrown shorts than ever before.

Thu, 29 October 2015

Final preparations being made as Jolie project ready for filming

Shooting for Angelina Jolie Pitt’s film adaptation of the Khmer Rouge memoir First They Killed My Father is set to begin next month in Siem Reap and feature a cast of thousands.

Singer-songwriter Jessie J performs in New York City’s Central Park in May
Thu, 29 October 2015

Smart, Universal Music bringing Jessie J to capital

UK pop idol Jessie J is to perform at a concert in Phnom Penh on December 12 hosted by telecommunications company Smart and Universal Music.

The winner in open category of the theme ‘New Phnom Penh’ by Sok Chanvutha.
Mon, 5 October 2015

Canon PhotoMarathon contest proves popular

More than 1,000 participants turned out yesterday for the fifth annual Canon PhotoMarathon.

Cambodian photographer Kim Hak’s "Kettle and Chicken", from his 2014 series of works Alive, will be among works on display at the prestigious Lille 3000 festival from September 26.
Thu, 3 September 2015

Cambodian art to be on display at Lille 3000 fest

More than 200 pieces of work by Cambodian artists have arrived in France to be exhibited at the fourth prestigious Lille 3000 festival, which runs in the city of Lille from September 26 to January 16.

An exhibition of figurative paintings by French figurative painter Ricardo Casal and seven of his proteges opens at the Bophana Center on Friday.
Thu, 3 September 2015

Depicting Cambodia, figuratively speaking

Figurative painter Ricardo Casal and his proteges will launch an exhibition on Friday at the Bophana Center with 14 Norman Rockwell-style depictions of the Kingdom.

Wed, 26 August 2015

Cambodian Children’s Fund breaks ground on eco-school

The Cambodian Children’s Fund yesterday held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new $4 million eco-friendly school at the former Stung Meanchey dumpsite.