November 3, 2014

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

On May 15th, 2014 the restored editions of the recordings of Reamker told by Ta Krut in the 1960′s received the honorable inscription as a Memory of the World Regional Register for Asia Pacific. Bophana Center organized the event ‘ Reamker Storytelling’ on the 24 October 2014 to celebrate this marked occasion for Khmer culture […]


October 6, 2014

Congratulations Mr. Rithy PANH!

Another distinction for Bophana Center ‘s Founder and President. The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced on Thursday in Los Angeles that Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh will be this year’s recipient of its Preservation and Scholarship Award. A great honour for Cambodia as well.


September 15, 2014

Another award for the Last Refuge from Malaysia

The Last Refuge, a Bophana production, gets another award by the FreedomFilmFest 2014 in Jaya, Malaysia. Congrads to AnneLaurePoree and GuillaumeSuon. Freedom Film Festival (FFF) is Malaysia’s most established annual human rights film festival. They adopt the themes encompassed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and believe that the protection of basic human […]


September 4, 2014

The new Bophana program of events is out!

We are happy to present our events scheduled for september and october. With a total of conferences, screenings during the Cine Saturday and Cine Club as well as a major exhibition in partnership with the French Insitute in Cambodia, we hope to have you with us!


August 24, 2014

Incredible … Indian Cinema Week

Over 3,000 spectators enjoyed the first- ever Indian Cinema Week held in Phnom Penh, organised by the Embassy of India in the country and the Bophana Center and the Cambodia Film Commission. Guests of all age groups and backgrounds apparently appreciated a diverse program consisted of 11 selected Bollywood productions. The objectif was to familiarise […]


August 8, 2014


Now on its second year in Southeast Asia, Tropfest SEA, the world’s largest short-film competition and festival, has been holding road shows in major cities around the region. While in Phnom Penh, Lisa Case and Joel Jayaruben, business and communications director of Tropfest SEA respectively,  stopped by the Bophana Center and talked about the rawness […]


July 28, 2014

A Khmer Movie Marathon for Good Cause

Over the course of the last week, Bophana Center was very pleased to screen older Khmer films produced, in partnership with Platinum Cineplex. The program helped revive an era of Khmer productions, less known to younger generations, and was greeted with high turnout in both festival venues. Entering against a modest ticket, the visitors showed […]


July 10, 2014

Call for participants Script Lab 2014

Deadline: 20 July 2014 Ian Masters, scriptwriter at BBC Media Action, Cambodia, facilitates a space for scriptwriters to develop their stories at Bophana Center, on Aug 2nd of 2014. Do you have an idea for a script and you need some tips for your next project and want to discuss about it? If yes, send […]


July 3, 2014

Program of events for July- August is Out!

Bophana center is pleased to offer our visitors a bi-monthly program rich in cultural events, including festivals, debate afternoon, conferences, film screenings and other types of activities in the main direction of stimulating the public debate on cultural heritage in Cambodia. You are most welcome to discover it on this website and visit us to […]


June 27, 2014

Breaking the Wall launched by Paz y Desarrollo at Bophana

Paz y Dessarrollo launched its latest film production Breaking the Wall at Bophana Center. The screening of the educational film BREAKING THE WALL, followed by a discussion of the increasing importance of entertaining productions with educational messages aimed at engaging women’s participation in politics and activism. BREAKING THE WALL is a short educational film about […]