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.
Last year’s Kick-Off Party we brought you to the Jungle, this year, we’re taking the party to HEAVEN. Come dress as your 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, etc,… SPACE will be limited, so purchase Read more about CTFF 2015 Official KICK-OFF PARTY[…]
We are pleased to announce that we are a new recipient of the Nathan Cummings Foundation. “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” The Nathan Cummings Foundation is rooted in the Jewish tradition and committed to democratic values and social justice, including fairness, diversity, and community. We seek to build Read more about CTFF is Granted by The Nathan Cummings Foundation[…]