As Cambodia tries members of the Khmer Rouge for genocide and crimes against humanity, renowned lawyer, activist, and survivor of the killing fields Theary Seng pursues a long-awaited healing for her people. Read More »
"At 9 years old, I found myself without my mother and father, displaced in a cold, violent, anarchic, incomprehensible world, without shelter or the security of a home. The Khmer Rouge had shredded my heart."
It is my last day in Cambodia. I am sitting in a crowded courtroom staring through bulletproof glass at the man who presided over the killing and torturing of more than 16,000 people in Tuol Sleng prison. Read More »
"Yet, at every turn, the clear, valiant voices of so many women pierced this layer of sorrow."
My name is Arun Reaksmey. I am 26 years old. I was born in Phnom Penh City, Cambodia on January 21, 1983. I’ve got a lot of friends because I am an honest person and feel sympathy for others.
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Socheata Poeuv | Broken English Productions, 2004 | Cambodia
Suddenly confronted with the history of her family’s survival under Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, Socheata Poeuv documents the story of coming to know of her own past and that of her family. New Year Baby tells of Poeuv's birth in a refugee camp and explores the lives and experiences of Poeuv's family members, some of whom she had never before met. Read More »