Two films on Gender Issues

The Shedding crab & Tror Dach Kse

The Shedding crab
Produced by Women Media’s Center of Cambodia (WMC),21 mn, 2006, Khmer version

This is the painful story of a girl growing up in a slum of Phnom Penh. Sithy falls victim of rape by a man in her neighborhood, yet, she cannot count on her parents for help. The not so supportive family environment fills her with the courage to move out and search for a new beginning in her life, together with a friend. Will she make it to change her life like a crab molting and leaving its shell?

Tror Dach Kse (Violon without its strings)
Produced by Women Media’s Center of Cambodia (WMC), 39 mn, 2010, Khmer version

Sophim went still to school when the new husband of her mother raped her. The pain has become too much to bear alone, especially with the indiscrete eyes of the strangers who want to know. One day, she decides to drop school and move on. Yet, she cannot keep safe her secret as she is expecting…

  • September 6, 2014 · 5:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Saturday