Producer Rithy PANH, Writer & Executive Producer Loung UNG and Writer, Producer & Director Angelina JOLIE of ‘First They Killed My Father’
“I am so honored to be part of your community, so thank you for being so welcoming.” – Angelina Jolie, 9.16.17, Art Theatre, Long Beach, CA
Thursday, 9.14.17 – Friday 9.15.17: Setting the Scene
Before the first reel started spinning at the fifth annual Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF), energy was already high. As with each year before, the community came out in force to welcome the visiting filmmakers and guests from around the globe with red-carpet treatment. These kick-off days have always been especially notable not only for the display of unity and pride for and from within the Cambodian diasporic community of Long Beach, but also for the great diversity of people from across the country and the world who arrive to an unwaveringly warm reception, all coming together to celebrate the again flourishing international Cambodian film scene.
CTFF 2016 would like to thank and congratulate our following Committee Members who went ABOVE AND BEYOND the call of duty. Christine Su, Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Sophin Zoe Pruong-McCreery and Johnny Mam. THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO. Christine Su is the Director of the Center of the Southeast Asian Studies at Ohio University. She has conducted research, Read more about CTFF 2016 Committee Members Winners of the ABOVE AND BEYOND Awards[…]
CTFF 2016 Best Documentary Feature: LAST OF THE ELEPHANT MEN CTFF wants to Congratulate the filmmakers of Les Derniers hommes éléphants – Last of the Elephant Men for their work in capturing “A people’s struggle to save the animal at the heart of their culture.” It’s a quietly effective, compelling, documentary. #BestDocumentaryFeature Directors: Daniel Ferguson, Read more about CTFF 2016 Best Documentary Feature: LAST OF THE ELEPHANT MEN[…]