July 8, 2021 marks the fourth anniversary of the inscription of Sambor Prei Kuk as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Bophana Center would like to present two short documentaries produced by the Cinema and Cultural Diffusion Department on this amazing heritage site.
1. The Sambor Prei Kuk Monument
Produced by Cinema and Cultural Diffusion Department, 2003, 16min, Khmer version with English subtitles
The most remarkable capital attributed to the Chenla Kingdom is Isanapura, known today as Sambor Prei Kuk, established in the 6th-7th century. It’s in the village and commune of Sambor, district of Prasat Sambor and Kampong Thom province. It was also a center of political, social and cultural power.
2. The restoration of the historic site of Sambor Prei Kuk
Produced by Cinema and Cultural Diffusion Department, 2002, 11min, Khmer version with English subtitles
The interdepartmental committee led by his excellency Pen Yet from the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, along with the governor of Kompong Thom province and representatives from University of Waseda, UNESCO, WPF and local ministers made a meeting on the restoration and the laying out of cultural site of Sambor Prei Kuk or Isanapura.
Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 5PM, on Facebook page (Bophana Center).