2013 Cambodia Town Film Festival Announces Full Lineup

Still from A River Changes Course.

This year’s inaugural Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF) has officially announced its complete lineup for the two-day event, which will take place on September 14 and 15 at The Art Theatre in Long Beach. 

Of special highlight is the English-subtitle premiere of the classic Cambodian film On Ey Srey Orn which will play alongside a documentary about the golden age of Cambodian filmmaking on Sunday, as well as Saturday’s Music Corner program, which will feature documentaries, music videos and Q&As with some of the best contemporary Cambodian musicians. The entire festival will also be puncuated with traditional Khmer dances and explorations into other forms of Cambodian art. 

The full schedule is listed below. Click on the title for a trailer and/or more information about the film:

Saturday, September 14

  • A River Changes Course, 11AM-2PM
    • Includes an opening performance by the Khmer Arts Academy
    • Q&A to follow with Director/Producer/Cinematographer Kalyanee Mam
  • Still I Strive, 2PM-5PM
    • Includes an opening performance by Kun Khmer
    • Q&A to follow with Director/Writer/Cinematographer Adam Pfleghaar

Music Corner Program: 5PM-7PM

Sunday, September 15

Short Film Corner Program: 4PM-6PM

    • Farewell Jimmy (24 Minutes)
    • Neang Neak (Serpent Goddess) (5 Minutes)
    • My Name is Asiroh (5 Minutes)
      • Q&A to follow with Director Asiroh Cham
    • Mosquito in Dreaming (6 Minutes)
    • Paulina (30 Minutes)
      • Q&A to follow with Director/Writer Caylee So
    • Worthful (15 Minutes)
      • Q&A to follow with Director/Writer/Producer Patrick Zaw

For more information about the Cambodia Town Film Festival’s lineup and to purchase tickets for any or all of the screenings, visit cambodiatownfilmfestival.com

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