Cambodia Town Film Festival Virtual Edition

Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF) is a five-day film forum that will introduce new studio and independent features, documentaries, foreign features, short films, animated shorts and re-released classics.

Stream the CTFF 2020 films for free and donate if you can.


Young Love
(Narrative Feature)
International Premiere

Director: Lomorpich Rithy
Writers: Lomorpich Rithy & Manith Mong
Producer: Loy Te | Kongchak Pictures
Cast: Chansreyden Kong as Kesor, Socheat Chea as Veha, Sophy David Rong as Rith, Danoch Thou as Sopheak, and Sreypich Hong as Bella.

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Synopsis: In a modern Phnom Penh, caught between tradition and technology, a youthful 16 year old girl, Kesor, lives alone with her grandma, eagerly awaiting the letters from her estranged mother.

Poppy Goes to Hollywood
(Narrative Feature)
US Premiere

Director: Sok Visal
Cinematographer: Chanvisal Bun
Editor: Sok Visal
Screenplay: Michael Hodgson, Richard Johnston Finn
Producers: Sok Visal, R. Johnston Finn, Michael Hodgson, Theang Neak Okhna Kith, Sila Chy
Cast: Un Sothea, Peypey Dy, Chen Choeun, Sok Vanna, Pee Mai

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Synopsis: A criminal gang commits a murder outside a gay club in Phnom Penh. Mony witnesses the murder and gets help from his older sister Lena who works as a dancer at the club.

The Donut King
(Feature Documentary)

Director: Alice Gu
Producers: Farhad Amid, José Ignacio Nuñez Jr., Tom Moran
Screenplay: Alice Gu, Carol Martori
Cast: Daewon Song, Mayly Tao, Susan Lim, Ted Ngoy, Chuong Pek Lee
Synopsis: The journey of Ted Ngoy, the Donut King, is a story of fate, love, survival, hard knocks, and redemption. It’s the rags-to-riches story of a refugee escaping Cambodia, arriving in America in 1975 and building an unlikely multi-million-dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry, the donut.

The Photographer (Feature Documentary)
World Premiere

Writer, Producer, and Director:  Calvin Keo
Producer: Linna Bun
Key Cast: Moy Keo

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Synopsis: A former refugee and genocide survivor retraces his photographic past and reconnects with the loved ones he left behind. This story is about his remarkable journey in search of closure. There’s no story without struggle.

Raskal Love (Feature Documentary)

Writer and Director: Byron Q
Music composer: Alexis Grapsas
Producer: Byron Q
Cast: Vanna Fut, Feodor Chin, Chris Trouble Delfosse

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Synopsis: Vanna Fut, aka “Lazy” was initiated into the Tiny Raskal Gang at the age of 11. He takes us on a journey from his experiences in gang life, to becoming a pioneering break-dancer in Seattle during the 90s, to landing a role in a cult gangster-genre film.

MEKONG 2030 (Film Anthology)
2020/93min/Khmer, Lao, Akha, Thai, Vietnamese/English/Lao PDR, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Directors: Anocha Suwichakornpong, Pham Ngoc Lan, Kulikar Sotho, Anysay Keola, Sai Naw Kham
Producers: Gabriel Shaya Kuperman, Alex Curran-Cardarelli
Cast: Khamtao Changhavong, Khamlee Philavong, Khamhou Phanludeth, Mi Gei, Caleb, Hay Lar May, Nonthachan Prakobsup, Ha Hoang, Minh Chau, Ha Phong, Wean Le, Naomi Huynh, Ma Rynet, Toun Sophy, Rous Monty
Synopsis: MEKONG 2030 is a film anthology, comprising five stories that envision the future of the Mekong River from different cultural perspectives. Set in the year 2030, it aims to both entertain and inspire audiences to actively protect this critical life source.

Traditional Dance Teacher (Short Narrative)
World Premiere

Director: Morn Vanntey
Screenplay: Morn Vanntey

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Synopsis: Sonita, a 16-year-old girl, chooses to follow her dream of becoming a modern K-pop dancer. Her traditional Khmer father is strongly against her decision, as he wants his only child to inherit the art of Cambodian Traditional Dance when he is gone.