Diamond Island

Directed by Davy Chou, 2016, 103min, Khmer version with English subtitles

(With the presence of film director)
The second feature of writer/director Davy Chou, following his insightful and beautiful documentary Golden Slumbers, Diamond Island tells the story of a shy and humble 18 years old Cambodian who arrives in the big city from his rural province. He works on a building site of Koh Pich, an architectural monstrosity, only to find his personal life upended by family, friends and his budding romance with a local girl.

This film won the Critic's Week Prize (SACD Prize) in Cannes Film Festival, in 2016.

Free admission!

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  • February 4, 2017 · 5:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Saturday