The Cambodian Space Project: NOT EASY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL

Directed by Marc Eberle, 75 min, 2015, Khmer version with English subtitles

In Phnom Penh karaoke bar in 2009, Australian musician Julien Poulson hears the extraordinary voice of poor village girl Srey Thy. The result is tempestuous cross-cultural romance and the birth of the Cambodian Space Project. A thrilling musical explosion that wows audiences world-wide with sounds from the 1960s and 1970s, golden age of Cambodian rock. Filmed over five years this intimate documentary tells the story of performers whose struggle to overcome poverty, trauma and obscurity has never been easy.

Free admission

  • February 15, 2020 · 5:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Saturday