CTFF 2017 Opening Ceremony - 30 min
FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER (136 min)
Angelina Jolie, Loung Ung
Angelina Jolie, Michael Vieira, Rithy Panh, Ted Sarandos
First They Killed My Father is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung’s gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978. The story is told through her eyes, from the age of five, when the Khmer Rouge came to power, to nine years old. The film depicts the indomitable spirit and devotion of Loung and her family as they struggle to stay together during the Khmer Rouge years.
Writer Loung Ung will be available for Q & A after the screening.