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Program of Screenings August 2009

Saturday, August 01- 04:00 pm (86mins)

With the presence of Dy Saveth

Crocodile Man
Khmer Fictional Film, directed by Huoy Keng and Dy Saveth, 1974, 86 mins, Khmer Version with English and Mandarin Subtitles

Kraithong and Chharavann wish to learn the magic. They find a hermit who agrees to deliver them his knowledge. One day Chharavann is alone to guard the temple. His master always forbids him from entering the temple because it is the place where invaluable manuscript containing magical formula is kept. Chharavann does not follow his master’s advice. He secretly learns the magical lesson and transforms himself into crocodile. Later, Chharavann is accused of killing his master and of being an aggressive and thankless crocodile. Kraithong looks then for another master to learn more magical lesson in order to bring justice to his former master.

Saturday, August 08- 04:00 pm (62mins)

With the presence of young filmmakers from SCY

Youth Today Program
Produced by Support Children and Young People, 62 mins, Khmer Version

SCY is a non-governmental organization who dedicates its work to the media program for the youths. Since 2004, SCY has produced 240 short documentaries relating to the youth’s concern. Supported by UNICEF-Cambodia, SCY is able to weekly air these documentaries in so-called Youth Today Program at CTN.

Saturday, August 15- 04:00 pm (80mins)

With the presence of Chou Setha and Chou Davy, daughter and grand-son of Van Chan

Khmer Fictional Film, directed by So Man Chhiv, produced by Van Chan Pheap Yun, 1971, 80 mins, Khmer Version

According to Vathana Huy’s blog http://nostalgie-films-khmers-avant-1975.kazeo.com, Chhoeng Day Ov Puk, taken out to the cinema in 1971 and considered as the genre of thriller, was the masterpiece of So Man Chhiv. In this film, So Man Chhiv asserted himself as the author, director and the “guest star “ because he played as a woman to embody the foster mother of Vichara, a guard of the famous knife Chhoeng Day Ov Puk. The holder of his knife will have the eternal life.

Saturday, August 22- 04:00 pm (52mins)

Adieu en Asie
Directed by Bruno CARETTE, 52mins, 1997, French version

Bruno CARETTE followed and filmed François Raffinot during his dance performance in countries through Southeast Asia. Every performance is dedicated to Dominique Bagouet. This choreographic show was created on July 09, 1994.

Saturday, August 29- 04:00 pm (60mins)

Children’s Tour to Kep
Directed by Christophe GARGIULO, 2007, 60 mins, Khmer version

This is the tour of children from the NGO called Aspeca to Kep. The tour also is to understand the area and its history such as the Royal Residence, caves, and rabbit island. This tour is warmly welcome by the head of the village and villagers.