CTFF 2017 Official Selection: SURVIVING BOKATOR

SUNDAY, SEPT. 17th 2017 – ART THEATRE LONG BEACH: 2025 E. 4th Street. Long Beach, CA. 90814
2PM-4:30PM

SURVIVING BOKATOR
Director: Mark  J. Bochsler
Cambodia / Documentary Feature / Khmer with English subtitles / 1 hr 25 mins / Work in progress

Synopsis: Genocide survivor San Kim Sean struggles to achieve an ambitious dream. To rescue from extinction Cambodia’s ancient martial art of Bokator, which he witnessed nearly eradicated by the brutal Khmer Rouge 40 years ago. His efforts have gained him a ‘family’ of loyal disciples training to be Bokator’s future leaders. Yet, remnants of Cambodia’s dark past emerge to threaten the very foundation Bokator needs to survive. Q&A with director Mark J. Bochsler and Tharoth ‘Little Frog’ Sam after the screening. www.survivingbokator.com

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CTFF 2017 Official Selection: FLOAT

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16th 2017 – ART THEATRE LONG BEACH: 2025 E. 4th Street. Long Beach, CA. 90814
5PM-7PM


FLOAT

Directors: Tristan Seniuk & Voleak Sip
USA / Narrative Short / Comedy, Drama / 24 mins
FLOAT is screening with TURN LEFT TURN RIGHT

Synopsis: Float is a short film set in Seattle in the mid-1990s, following the day-to-day trials and tribulations of Cambodian-American hustler, Rocky Mang. Q & A with directors Tristan Seniuk & Voleak after the screening.

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CTFF 2017 Official Selection: TURN LEFT TURN RIGHT

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16th 2017 – ART THEATRE LONG BEACH: 2025 E. 4th Street. Long Beach, CA. 90814
5PM-7PM

TURN LEFT TURN RIGHT screening with FLOAT
Director: Douglas Seok
Cambodia, South Korea, USA / Narrative Feature / Drama / Khmer with English subtitles / 68 mins

Synopsis: Kanitha, a young, free-spirited Cambodian woman in her 20s, lives in modern-day Phnom Penh. Working multiple jobs and choosing to live how she pleases, Kanitha seems ambivalent to her father’s deteriorating health. Turn Left Turn Right is structured as an album, with tracks and sounds influencing the form. The film weaves Cambodian rock songs together with motifs of family, nature, and boundless imagination.

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CTFF 2017 Official Selection: UNTIL THEY’RE GONE

SUNDAY, SEPT. 17th 2017 – ART THEATRE LONG BEACH: 2025 E. 4th Street. Long Beach, CA. 90814
6:30PM-9PM

UNTIL THEY’RE GONE
Director: Christopher Lockett

Cambodia, USA / Documentary Feature / Khmer with English subtitles / 1 hr 26 mins

Synopsis: Until They’re Gone is a documentary about landmines, the people who remove them, and hope. Specifically, it’s about Bill and Jill Morse of the Landmine Relief Fund that raises funds for Aki Ra. Forced to plant landmines as a Khmer Rouge child soldier, Aki Ra began demining with just a stick and a pair of pliers in 1994. Filmmakers will be available for Q & A after the screening.

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