CTFF 2018 OFFICIAL SELECTION: SHORT FILM CORNER


Indradevi – ‘Idols’
Director: Gregory Cahill
Music Video: 5mins
Country: USA
Language: English, Khmer

PLAYING: Saturday, September 15th.
TIME: 11:00AM
GET TICKETS: http://ctff2018.whindo.com
LOCATION: Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814


Wash it! (Leang Sam Art!)
Director: Darren Teale, Suzanne James
Music Video: 4mins
Country: Cambodia
Language: Khmer with English subtitles
* First Place at Civil Society Innovation Award

Leang Sam Art (Wash It!) is an original music track and video by WaterAid Cambodia, Epic Arts and Junction 15 Productions to transform the hygiene and hand washing behaviors of Cambodians and revolutionize health in Cambodia.

PLAYING: Saturday, September 15th.
TIME: 11:00AM
GET TICKETS: http://ctff2018.whindo.com
LOCATION: Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814



KHEMA
Director: Sokharo Hang
Narrative Short: 8mins
Country: Cambodia
Language: Khmer with English subtitles
* The Best Screenplay Award at Chaktumuk Short Film Festival

Synopsis: An authentic story about the memories of a Cambodian dancer confronting her past as a child who obsesses with classical dance.

PLAYING: Saturday, September 15th.
TIME: 11:00AM
GET TICKETS: http://ctff2018.whindo.com
LOCATION: Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814


Year Zero
Director: David Siev
Narrative Short: 16mins
Country: USA
Language: Khmer with English subtitles
* Best Narrative Short by the 18th DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival

Synopsis: When the Khmer Rouge regime seized Cambodia in 1975, the country plunged into civil war and was ravaged by mass killings, torture, and famine. The Khmer soldiers were cold and ruthless, fully embodying Pol Pot’s philosophy towards the common people: “to kill you is no loss, to keep you is no benefit.” Faced with hunger and starvation, two brothers risk everything to ensure their survival, even with the odds stacked against them.

PLAYING: Saturday, September 15th.
TIME: 11:00AM
GET TICKETS: http://ctff2018.whindo.com
LOCATION: Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814


Palm Tree
* World Premiere
Director: Pov Pisest, Suong Rotha
Narrative Short: 20mins
Country: Cambodia
Language: Khmer with English subtitles

Synopsis:
Daro is a young man of 20 years old. He comes from a poor family in Kampong Speu province. His father collects fruits on palm trees. After he graduated from high school in Kampong Speu, he gets a scholarship to study in Phnom Penh. There, he decides to hide his poor family situation.

PLAYING: Saturday, September 15th.
TIME: 11:00AM
GET TICKETS: http://ctff2018.whindo.com
LOCATION: Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814


Sothea
Director: Kate-Marie Engberg
Narrative Short: 15mins
Country: Cambodia
Language: Khmer with English subtitles

Synopsis: When Sothea witnesses corruption at work, she has to decide morally and financially how to proceed. Will she be complicit or risk her job and security? This story leads us into one thread in the tapestry of modern-day Phnom Penh.

PLAYING: Saturday, September 15th.
TIME: 11:00AM
GET TICKETS: http://ctff2018.whindo.com
LOCATION: Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814


The Morning After
Director: Leanne Mangan
Narrative Short: 7mins
Country: Cambodia
Language: English

Synopsis: An Aussie backpacker wakes in a Cambodian rice field, with no memory of the night before. Who does he believe? What has he forgotten?

PLAYING: Saturday, September 15th.
TIME: 11:00AM
GET TICKETS: http://ctff2018.whindo.com
LOCATION: Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814


 

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