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. CTFF 2020 PREMIERES Watch Now Young Love (Narrative Feature) International Premiere Director: Lomorpich Rithy Writers: Lomorpich Rithy […]
Hard Rock Cafe. Phnom Penh. Back to the 70’s tribute night? Too soon I think. This as was served up to me on instagram this morning. Unfortunate title in their CTA for their tribute night I think! Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with HRC Phnom Penh.
KAMPUCHEA – STERBEN UND AUFERSTEHEN 1980 90 min – Documentary – 20 September 1980 Using the first footage shot of Cambodia after the Khmer Rouge were ousted by the Vietnamese in 1979, ‘Kampuchea: Death and Rebirth’ explores, through a range of interviews with Cambodian people and officials, and detailed visual investigation, how the Khmer Rouge had utterly devastated the ‘pearl […]
Today Cambodia celebrates the 41th anniversary of its “Victory Day” over the Khmer Rouge regime, which was overthrown in 1979 by the Vietnamese army, accompanied by a number of Khmer Rouge defectors. January 7, 1979 was a historic day that marked the end of a regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians. The question […]
Regarding the excessive 1922 Expo extravaganza …until the Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907, the region of Angkor was not part of the French protectorate; therefore, opportunities for the expansion of archaeological, art historical, and photographic resources required for an exact translation of the Angkorian temples into the French hemisphere were limited. This situation completely changed once […]
While looking for picture references I came across this vintage photograph titled Angkor Wat (Circa 1866). Cambodia. After I started cleaning it up I noticed this dude in the boilersuit, wearing what looks like a hard hat. Now, the photo is old, maybe early 1900’s and has the photographers’ name is in the bottom left corner but […]
This is a Cambodian poster I haven’t come across before and I have a big collection. This sample may be washed out with age or the artist had discovered some of the locals secrets. The area around the waterfall is much greener as I remember it like the photograph below. The birthplace of the ancient […]
Cambodia Vintage B&W Film Footage ~ Phnom Penh in 1965 Phnom Penh is pretty much still the same today, in terms of what people are doing in everyday life. But with a much larger population. Somehow it seems like people were more sophisticated then. At that time Phnom Penh was known as “The Pearl of […]