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I Am Chut Wutty

In Cambodia's Prey Lang forest deforestation is devastating the lives of the indigenous population. Environmental activist Chut Wutty is determined to fight the illegal practices of logging companies but when investigating a secret military-controlled logging site, Wutty is shot dead. I am Chut Wutty follows Wutty's fierce battle against illegal logging in an extraordinary tale of one man's courageous battle to save Cambodia's forests.
Online
2016; 2015
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Cambodian Royal Ballet

The Palace Dancers of Cambodia, once one of the finest Asian troupes in the world, perform two dances from the classical repertoire: "Indra's Garden and the Queen of the Apsaras," and "Mekhala and the Diamond." There is a demonstration of styles and commentary on training methods and Faubion Bowers, Asian arts expert, talks with an 18-year-old star dancer who demonstrates bending the wrist backward, hyperflexing the elbow, and balancing on one foot. This film was made before the political upheavals in Cambodia virtually destroyed that country and either killed or exiled The Palace Dancers.
Online
2016; 1971
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Landmine ER

The war ended in Cambodia in 1991, but for rural Cambodians the legacy of landmines has extended the violent history into their present-day lives. Satya Yorman lost a leg to a landmine. Through Satya, we experience the painful effects of a landmine injury and coming to terms with a crippling disability. His story illustrates the life-changing consequences of Cambodia's six million unexploded landmines. Will Satya ever be able to walk again?
Online
2016; 2015
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Displaced But Not Defeated

For decades, Civil War in Colombia has displaced thousands of people like 16-year-old María Ceballos, who fled her home when guerrillas killed her father. Moving from gang-infested settlements to over-crowded rooms, María's family finds comfort among fellow displaced families. Through her lens and mentored by filmmaker Susan Hoenig, María puts a human face on displacement.
Online
2016; 2013
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Cambodia I: The Tônlé Sap Clinic

Not far from the temples of Angkor, the inhabitants of the Tonlé Sap Lake adapted their lifestyle to the vagaries of the waters. Floods and droughts occur as the Mekong River swells. Resting atop the water are a church, a police station, a Buddhist temple, and a medical team, which has been operating for four years. Emergency doctor Bernard Fontanille joins them for a medical round like no other.
Online
2016; 2013
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Cambodia II: The Last of the Kru

In villages on the high plains along the Vietnamese border in northwest Cambodia lives the Bunong ethnic group. Cambodian medicine, marked by the influence of doctrines borrowed from Buddhist, Ayurvedic, and Chinese medicines, varies according to the region. The Bunongs developed ancestral medicinal expertise based on plants that is practiced by secret caregivers, the Krus.
Online
2016; 2013
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia [electronic resource]: Rehabilitating Land Mine Victims

Maryknoll lay missioner Patty Curran works with landmine victims and people with disabilities at the National Center for Rehabilitation in Wat Than. Chim Kong was a victim of a landmine explosion at the age of 12. This film provides an inside look at disabled people undergoing vocational training to lead a productive life and Kong's struggle with courage and independence.
Online
2015; 2000
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Cambodia [electronic resource]: Teaching the Blind to "See With Their Hands

Maryknoll lay missioner John Barth and his associates developed a school for blind adults at Wat Sarawan in 1992. This film introduces the Rehabilitation for Blind Cambodians that trains doctors and nurses, treats eye diseases, and provides low cost surgeries. Meet Suthi Ung who, like many Cambodians, suffered from vitamin A deficiency during the Khmer Rouge Regime. He caught the measles at age three and lost his eyesight. Ung attended RBC, learned massage, and opened a business with fellow students.
Online
2015; 2000
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Cambodia [electronic resource]: Black Pepper-Spice Trip

Stevie and Emma travel to Cambodia to see what black pepper has to offer.
Online
2015; 2012
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S21: Khmer Rouge Killing Machine

In 1975-79, almost two million Cambodians lost their lives to murder and famine when the Khmer Rouge forced the urban population into the countryside to fulfill their ideal of an agrarian utopia. The notorious detention center code-named 'S21' was the schoolhouse-turned prison where 17,000 men, women and children were tortured and killed, their "crimes" meticulously documented to justify their execution. In this award-winning documentary and astonishing historical document, survivor Vann Nath confronts his captors, some of whom were as young as 12 years old when they committed their atrocities.
Online
2014; 2003
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Khmeropédies III [electronic resource]: Source/Primate

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Khmeropedies III is the third part of a collaboration with choreographer Emmanuele Phuon. Between 2009 and 2011 Phuon worked with Amrita to create Khmeropedies I & II and in 2012 returned to develop Khmeropedies III. 'Khmeropedies III is the continuation of a project that wants to develop a specifically Cambodian contemporary language in dance, based on Cambodian cultural elements and Cambodian Classical dance. It is the encounter of a contemporary dancer, myself, with Cambodian dancers. In this process everyone learns from each other. Khmeropedies III takes its source in the study of monkeys, as did the old masters in the tradition of the monkey role. We follow the same path, adding modern resources such as video footage and scientific studies of primates. Eric J. Sargis, Professor [...]
Online
2013
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Cyberwar in Cambodia [electronic resource]

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A half hour documentary about social media in Cambodia. The social media around the world has given human rights activists a whole new way of communicating. Even in the impoverished Cambodia local activist are using Facebook and Twitter to document abuses and injustice. And it works. Meet video photographer Kim Heng, who's footage have helped to release a large group of female activists struggling against land theft - and meet the Buddhist "multimedia monk", which filmed his his own arrest with spy glasses during a demonstration.
Online
2013
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Lost Child: Sayon's Journey

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This film shows how one Khmer Rouge child soldier confronts his childhood experiences during Cambodia's darkest hour. Sayon Soeun was abducted at the age of six and subsequently exploited by the Khmer Rouge, his family life and education stolen. His recovery and redemption from unimaginable evil entails his transition from an orphanage in a refugee camp to adoption by a loving American family. After more than 35 years, he recently made contact with brothers and a sister he assumed were dead. The documentary follows his journey to heal himself by forgiving the family that let him slip away and forgiving himself for his complicity as a Khmer Rouge child soldier.
Online
2013
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The Royal Cambodian Ballet [electronic resource]: Dancing for the Gods

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Filmed in Cambodia, Dancing for the Gods looks at the renaissance of Khmer classical dance which was all but destroyed by Pol Pot. Only five teachers - the 'living dictionaries' of its complex movement vocabulary - escaped the killing fields. One survivor, Proeung Chhieng, and Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, a former star dancer, have been responsible for setting up a new school and Royal Ballet. The demanding training of the dancers and the ancient traditions of their art are highlighted in this documentary.
Online
2013; 1997
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Cambodia [electronic resource]: We Will Not Be Moved

They're known as the BK13-thirteen women who live around what used to be Boeung Kak Lake, near the center of Phnom Penh. The lake has been filled in and most residents have been relocated, their houses flattened-all part of Cambodia's race to join Asia's development frenzy. While an estimated half million people have been evicted across the capital city, the BK13 aren't going anywhere. They're going to defend their homes with every ounce of energy they can muster. This program follows the BK13 story as well as wider dilemmas of land use facing 21st-century Cambodia, which has yet to find a way out of the anti-ownership chaos created by the Khmer Rouge. Scenes of forced evictions, squalid relocation camps, and Phnom Penh citizens boiling over with outrage clearly illustrate the strugg [...]
Online
2012
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Cambodia [electronic resource]: The Laughing Monk

This journey begins with a prediction of the future by a laughing monk, and ends at the Thai border after traveling through Cambodia. On the train, travelers ride in hammocks or on the roof of the train carriages and share their life stories. Behind the smiles are the scars of the recent past when one-quarter of Cambodians were killed, and the country was completely closed off from the world during the Pol Pot regime. Train riders discuss the art of daily survival and the difficult task of coming to terms with the past.
Online
2012
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The Testimony of Khmer Rouge Survivors [electronic resource]: Comrade Duch-the Bookkeeper of Death

During the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror, Comrade Duch oversaw the murder of thousands of innocent people in Tuol Sleng prison. In this documentary, Duch is brought up on charges of crimes against humanity at a special UN tribunal, and three of the prison's seven survivors describe what they endured at Tuol Sleng. Watching wrenching footage of his own brutality and facing the distraught families of his victims, Duch apologizes - leaving many to question his sincerity and raising the issue of forgiveness in the name of reconciliation.
Online
2011
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Crack [electronic resource]

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A new work of contemporary dance with German choreographer Arco Renz. This seminal performance is about the developing individuality of a new generation of Cambodians emerging from their recent history of civil war and isolation. Their hopes, dreams, conflicts and desires are expressed in this production combining contemporary dance, music and performance. A moving, physical depiction of this generation's coming of age in a complex, contemporary world.
Online
2011