Two documentaries of Women Media Center

Owner of the palm knife and The Shedding Crab

Owner of the palm knife
A film Chosen from Women Media Center, 31 minutes, 2006, Khmer version

From day to day, there are more and more strange phenomena since porno films are screened in the village. Some girls become mentally ill and scared of men. Some girls have been raped and killed. Mov is suspected to cause all these. However, things are unexpected. Thanks to the intelligence of the commune chef who is a brave women and the aunt of a girl who is one of the victims, the offender is found.

The Shedding Crab
A film Chosen from Women Media Center, 21 minutes, 2006, Khmer version

The movie describes a young girl’s life in comparison with the life of crab after molting. Sithy had been raped when she was young. Her parents didn’t care of her. She traversed a bitter experience of life which she is unable to forget. At last, Sithy is out of her old shell and becomes a professor at the School dance. And sexual abusers, even her mother, are in jail due to their wrongdoing against the law and humanity.

  • September 12, 2015 · 5:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Saturday