CTFF 2017 BEST PICTURE: FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers


Rity PANH, Loung UNG and Angelina JOLIE receiving the CTFF 2017 Awards for BEST PICTURE of the Year! The Award was given by CTFF Co-Founder and Co-Director, Caylee SO and praCh.

FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, Wins CTFF 2017 Awards for BEST PICTURE of the Year!


Producer Rithy PANH, Writer & Executive Producer Loung UNG and Writer, Producer & Director, Angelina JOLIE.

Director: Angelina JOLIE
Screenplay: Angelina JOLIE & Loung UNG
Producers: Angelina JOLIE, Michael VIEIRA, Rithy PANH & Ted SARANDOS
Cambodia / Narrative Feature / Khmer with English subtitles / 136 mins 

Synopsis: First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung’s gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978. The story is told through her eyes, from the age of five, when the Khmer Rouge came to power, to nine years old. The film depicts the indomitable spirit and devotion of Loung and her family as they struggle to stay together during the Khmer Rouge years.

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