HONG KONG — Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival. He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival…
Strand Releasing has taken U.S. rights to Rithy Panh's Cambodian documentary “The Missing Picture,” which won the top jury prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The film is set for a spring release…
Les Films d'Ici, the Paris-based producer of Oscar-nominated “Waltz With Bashir,” is stepping into Denis Do's “Funan,” another thoughtful, politically engaged animated feature. Project will be one of…
Rithy Panh's sobering chronicle of his years under the Pol Pot dictatorship raises fascinating and problematic questions of representation.
CANNES – Rithy Panh's "The Missing Picture," a highly personal account of the horrors of the Pol Pot regime, won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.
BEIJING -- Cambodia has entered the historical drama "Lost Loves" into the foreign-language category at the Oscars, the first time in 18 years the Southeast Asian country has submitted a movie to the…
Films by Iraq's Hiner Saleem, Palestine's Najwa Najjar, Romania's Corneliu Porumboiu and Argentina's Lucia Puenzo are among 14 selected by Gaul's World Cinema Aid, a recently-created fund that aims…
In "The Catch," Cambodian helmer Rithy Panh successfully reinterprets Kenzaburo Oe's story of an African-American pilot caught behind enemy lines.
"Golden Slumbers" is an elegantly assembled and deeply moving remembrance of Cambodian cinema, which shone brightly from 1960 to 1975 with more than 400 productions before the genocidal Khmer Rouge…
In the deeply moving docu "Brother Number One," New Zealander Rob Hamill confronts Comrade Duch, the Khmer Rouge leader who ordered the torture and execution of Hamill's brother Kerry at the…
The devastating facts of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge genocide take on new immediacy for Westerners.