New genres of Cambodian short films – Online
1. 13th July, the Time Machine
Directed by Lim Heng, 2013, 15min, Khmer version with English subtitles
A young photographer took by chance a picture of his friend’s accident. Knowing that he failed to provide assistance to his friend, he returned to the past with the help of a time machine to try to help his friend.
Directed by Lim Heng, 9min, Khmer version with English subtitles
Phnom Penh city reached the end line where the whole country needs to decide for a new path. This unstable situation cause multiple fraction to the society and influence so much on the individual’s life. People are uncertain and chasing a way out of this chaos. A heartbroken thief struggle through his life changing.
3. The Darkness
Directed by Lim Heng, 2min, English subtitles
An experimental short about the darkness sharing a positive message to broken people.
4. Mee Tumpaing (The Female)
Directed by Chin Chiheng, 2016, 9min, Khmer version with English subtitles
The action film. A young woman flights human traffic king using her martial arts skills and risks her life to bring equality and justice to women.
Lim Heng, a young filmmaker who made the 3/4 short films above, will be joining a short discussion with us and he will show some of his filmmaking techniques.
The screening program will be live on Saturday, October 17, at 5 PM, on Bophana Center’s Facebook page.