If My Father Was Still Alive

Directed by Chankvey TAI, 2023, 13:36min, Tampaun indigenous language version with English subtitle.

Bopha is a young woman living in Kachun Krom village, Ratanakiri province. When she studied at school, she dreamed of becoming a teacher one day. But after her father died, things changed. To help her mother on the farm and earn extra money, she had to drop out of school. Her dream vanished. Instead, she studied sewing and opened her own tailor shop. This way, she can earn money to help her mother and ensure that her younger siblings can continue their studies at school.