Shoes

Directed by Doeurn Chev, 2015, 7mn, Khmer version with English subtitles

Sophea, a 13-year-old-boy, lives with his family in the White Building in Phnom Penh. His father repairs shoes and his sister sells eggs, both on the street, to make a living. With the couple of dollars that his family earns daily, the father cannot even afford breakfast – let alone his son’s education. Without money, Sophea cannot go to school, although he wears his school uniform every day. In order to get the money, Sophea plays the “shoes game” with the neighbors’ children.

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