60s & 70s Cambodian film festival and exhibition “Golden Reawakening” : the Opening

From October 17th to October 25th, 2009 at the Chinese House (Phnom Penh), this  event introduced the golden era of Cambodian films through biographies, photos and posters of the greatest actors, filmmakers and films.  During the festival, 11 films from this golden period have been screened with commentaries from legendary filmmakers Ly Bun Yim, Yvon Hem and Ly You Sreang and the legendary film star Dy Saveth. The 11 films included masterpieces “Twelve sisters” by Ly Bun Yim and “The Snake Man” by Tea Lim Koun.

Opening of Golden Reawakening, 17th October 2009

All photos © James Grant*

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