A Strange Islam

Directed by Agnès De Féo, 52min, 2006, Khmer version with English subtitles

Through this documentary, we discover the Cham community in south-west Vietnam. It constitutes a majority of the Hindu religion but a third of Cham villages are Muslims. Divided in two branches (Cham Bani and Cham Sunni), the presence of Islam in Vietnam is descended from Champas. Nowadays, it exists 53 minorities who conserve their language, their writing, and their tradition.

  • August 13, 2016 · 5:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Saturday