2014 Cambodia Town Film Festival Announces Full Line-Up • Long Beach Post

cambodia town film festThe 2nd Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF) has announced its complete lineup for the two-day event, which will take place September 6 and 7 at The Art Theatre in Long Beach.

Highlighted is the first Cambodian film ever nominated for an Oscar, Rithy Panh’s already-classic The Missing Picture. Part artistic essay in stop-motion animation and part documentary, the documentary explores Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge genocide through Panh’s personal journey.

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The Art Theatre hosted the film’s US premiere earlier this year before Panh headed to the Academy Awards, while CTFF co-hosted the director with the Art Theatre in a special Q&A.

Also, Matt Dillon, writer, director and star of 2002’s City of Ghosts, will be on hand to engage in a Q&A following the screening of the aforementioned film.

Saturday, September 6

  • 11:00AM – The Missing Picture
    • Followed by panel discussion with survivors of the Killing Fields
  • 2:00PM – Gems on the Run
    • Including showing of Episode 1 the Dollar Series, “Minister of Papaya” (9 min.)
  • 5:00PM – City of Ghosts
    • Followed with Q&A with Matt Dillon
  • 8:00PM – Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    • 40th Anniversary Remastered Edition

Sunday, September 7

  • 11:00AM – Kraithong Kropaer Charawan (“The Crocodile Man”)
    • Including showing of Episode 2 the Dollar Series, “The Bamboo Cutter” (9 min.)
  • 1:30PM – International Short Film Corner
  • 4:00PM – Ruin
    • Including showing of Episode 3 the Dollar Series, “Lady Stone” (9 min.)
  • 6:00PM – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll
    • Followed with Q&A with director John Pirozzi and select cast members
  • 8:00PM – CTFF Award Ceremony


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