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The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor

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"Follows the journey of a survivor who dedicated his life to seeking justice for his people. Clips from the iconic movie The Killing Fields, combine Hollywood glamour with history and personal storytelling, while animation is fused with the spoken word, interlacing a rare palette of archival material anchored by an adaption of Dr Ngor's inspiring autobiography that chronicles an enduring love for his wife" -- Container.
DVD
2017; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Cambodian Spring

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How much would you sacrifice to fight for what you believe in? An intimate and unique portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and often violent development that is shaping modern-day Cambodia. Shot over 6 years, the film charts the growing wave of land-rights protests that led to the 'Cambodian Spring' and the tragic events that followed. This film is about the complexities - both political and personal, of fighting for what you believe in.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion

It started off as a web-series, charting the experiences of three young fashion bloggers, who spent a month living the life of Cambodian garment workers in Phnom Penh. But following headlines and articles all over the world, more than a million hits and lots of inquires, the webseries has been re-versioned into an hour long documentary. Frida, Anniken and Ludwig live, breath and dream fashion. They spend hundreds of euros every month on clothes and make a living promoting the latest catwalk trends. Except for speculated that factory workers must be ‘used to’ their hard lives, they have never given much thought to the people who make their clothes. Now, they’re trading their comfortable lives for those of Cambodian garment workers. As well as working in the factories, they have to sur [...]
Online
2016; 2015
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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
7.

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
8.

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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Shake the Dust

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This documentary chronicles the influence of breakdancing, exploring how it strikes a resonant chord in the slums, favelas and ghettos of the world and far beyond. Showcases breakdancing moves and interviews performers from Uganda, Cambodia, Yemen, and Colombia.
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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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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The Missing Picture

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Explores filmmaker Rithy Panh's quest to create the missing images during the period when the Khmer Rouge ruled over Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. The film uses wood figures, archival footage, and narration to recreate his firsthand experiences and those of his family and friends' suffering during the communist regime.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Wish You Were Here

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Four friends indulge in a carefree Cambodian holiday, but their sun-soaked retreat quickly takes a horrific turn when one of the travelers disappears. As the search ensues, the others return home, racked with guilt and struggling to return to their daily lives. Does one of them hold the answer to the fate of their lost companion? Tightly-held secrets from their life-altering trip are brought to light, revealing clues to the whereabouts of their missing friend.
DVD
2013; 2012
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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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