CTFF 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

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.

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Sathia ‘Uncle Ted’ Chet of the musical group The 2nd Language has passed away

Sathia ‘Uncle Ted’ Chet, one third of the rap trio The 2nd Language has passed away. They were the first Cambodian-American rap group to have their song “Corona Nights” play on Seattle’s national radio station KUBE 104.9. The song “Corona Nights” went on to become #1 and held that spot for more then a week. Our condolences to his family.

Here’s the link to the fundraising effort to help alleviate funeral expenses.
All proceeds will go to Ted’s parents http://bit.ly/sathiachet


The 2nd Language: Syam, Silong aka RedCambino, Sathia ‘Uncle Ted’ Chet.

The Tacoma-based rap trio The 2nd Language consists of Silong, Syam and Uncle Ted, a group who takes you from the killing fields to urban nightlife and every place in between through music. Their music speaks volumes to young Asian Americans who find solace in hip-hop culture, yet struggle to maintain their native traditions. Nonetheless, The 2nd Language’s debut album Language Arts.

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CTFF HEAVEN Theme KICK-OFF PARTY 2015

The 3rd Annual Cambodia Town Film Festival Kick Off with a ‘Heaven’ Theme Party. DATE: SEPT 4TH, 2015 People came dressed as their favorite Gods. Hanuman, Apsara, Yek, Zeus, Poseidon, Aphrodite, Dionysus, Hera, Hestia, Agni, Indra, Vishnu, Devi, Vāyu, Dyauṣ, Pṛthivī, Soma, Aha, Varuṇa, Dhruva, Haikili, Hiʻiaka, Kahōʻāliʻi, Elepaio, ect,. There was also the 1st Cambodian Read more about CTFF HEAVEN Theme KICK-OFF PARTY 2015[…]

CTFF Present The 9th Annual SARONG PARTY 2015

  Cambodia Town Film Festival, Khmer Arts Academy, and Doing The Most Entertainment Presents: The 9th Annual Sarong Party. Sarong Party is not just a party, its a cultural event. It’s the oldest and largest Cambodian theme party in Cambodia Town, Long Beach, California. Join us, JUNE 12th, 2015 at La Lune Imperial. 21+ 7pm – Midnight *IF YOU NEED Read more about CTFF Present The 9th Annual SARONG PARTY 2015[…]

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