Item Details

The Conscience of Nhem En [videorecording]

a Farallon Films production ; a film by Steven Okazaki
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"Sixteen years old at the time, Nhem En was a photographer at the notorious Tuol Sleng Prison, also know as S-21, where 17,000 people were tortured and killed from 1975 to 1979. The photos he took are an extraordinary document of madness and cruelty. Only eight people are know to have walked out of S-21 alive. Three of them tell their remarkable stories of survival"--Container.
Director
Steven Okazaki
Performers
Produced, directed, filmed, and edited by Steven Okazaki.
Release Date
1992
Run Time
26 min.
Language
In Khmer and English with English subtitles
Notes
  • Originally produced in 1992.
  • Extra includes Troubled paradise (52 min.), Steven Okazaki's stunning 1992 feature documentary on indigenous culture and politics on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Related Title
Troubled paradise.
Awards Note
Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Short.
Published
[Berkeley, Calif.] : Farallon Films, [2009]
Description
1 videodisc (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD (NTSC, region 1-6); widescreen.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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