S21: The Khmer Rouge Death Machine

Directed by Rithy Panh, 100 min, 2003, Khmer Version with English subtitles

In S21, Rithy Panh brings two survivors and former members of the Khmer Rouge back to the notorious Tuol Sleng prison (code-named “S21”), now a genocide museum. Painter Vann Nath confronts his former captors in the converted schoolhouse where he was tortured. Over 17,000 prisoners were interrogated, tortured, and executed there.

  • March 19, 2016 · 2:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Club