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Festival promises plenty for film fans1 min read

21 October 2010 < 1 min read


Festival promises plenty for film fans1 min read

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THE first annual Cambodian International Film Festival opens up three days packed with 120 films from 28 countries tomorrow at Chenla Theatre.

The “basic concept” of the festival “is to educate, inspire, and entertain” – films are priced at $1 each and screenings are free for students with school ID.

Cedric Eloy of the Cambodian Film Commission said that they selected films with the conscious intention to lead a revival of Cambodian cinema by engaging with different perspectives from international film.

“The idea of this program is to present feature film from around the world in a narrative way that is different from Cambodia,” he said.

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via Phnom Penh Post

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