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June 5, 2024

Meeting of Rei Foundation, Bophana Center, Khmer Communities in Japan, and the Alive Team—a group of Cambodian youth based in Japan

On May 26, 2024, the Rei Foundation, the Bophana Center, Khmer Communities in Japan, and the Alive Team—a group of Cambodian youth based in Japan—joined forces for the Acts of Memory Project. This project aimed to capture and record dialogues between Khmer Rouge survivors and their descendants, preserving these important narratives for future generations. …

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Mobile Screening “M-13: The Birthplace of the Khmer Rouge’s Brutality” at Udong High School in Kampong Speu Province

On the afternoon of May 31, 2024, the Bophana Center organized a screening of the documentary film “M-13: The Birthplace of the Khmer Rouge’s Brutality” at Udong High School in Kampong Speu Province, attended by over 200 students. Following the screening, discussions were held with two survivors of the Pol Pot regime, who shared their […]

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April 25, 2024

Cultural Exchange Between Indigenous People from Australia and Cambodia

On April 24, 2024, the Bophana Center felt very honored to co-organize an event with the Australian Embassy under the theme “Preserving Indigenous Identity Through Art and Film” for a dialogue of different members from the Tumpoun, Kreung, Kui and Gamilaraay communities from Cambodia and Australia. This created a unique platform for dialogue, understanding, and […]

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A Presentation of Bophana Center at FIAF 2024 Symposium: Film Archives in the Global South

Exciting News from Bophana Center! We are thrilled to share that Mr. CHEA Sopheap, Director of Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center, recently delivered a captivating presentation highlighting our ongoing efforts in audiovisual archives preservation and accessibility. Moreover, we are proud to continue nurturing the filmmaking talents of Cambodian youth to document their communities. In addition, Jason […]

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April 3, 2024

The Bophana Center and Rei Foundation Limited are collaborating on the “𝗔𝗰𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗠𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗿𝘆” project in Japan

The Bophana Center and Rei Foundation Limited are collaborating on the “𝗔𝗰𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗠𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗿𝘆” project in Japan, aiming to preserve the experiences of individuals who survived the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and resettled in Japan through intergenerational interviews. Here are some highlights of the training activities for Cambodian-Japanese trainees on history, oral history, and interview […]

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February 2, 2024

Press Release for the Implementation of the Project “The Arts of Visibility and Positive Social Change”

Date: December 26, 2023 Greetings from Bophana Center! In this special edition of our newsletter, we are excited to share the remarkable achievements of our indigenous trainees who have been part of the “The Arts of Visibility and Positive Social Change” project. This initiative is a testament to the power of film in bringing about […]

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January 9, 2023

Press Release – Donation to the Bophana Center

Cambodia & Culture: Bophana Center, the history of the Royal Ballet and the life of H.R.H. Buppha Devi soon accessible to the public   The Bophana Center received this week a donation of several dozen archival video tapes containing, among other things, a series on the Royal Cambodian Ballet and the life of the late […]

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December 5, 2022

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INDEPENDENT EVALUATOR TO CONDUCT ASSESSMENT OF BOPHANA CENTER

The Board of Directors and management team of the Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center are commissioning a consultant to conduct an assessment of the following issues: The effectiveness of the Bophana Center’s current policy and procedures to prevent sexual harassment. Recommendations for change to relevant policies (including the development of a new whistle-blower policy), processes, and […]

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November 5, 2022

Bophana Center Statement on Allegations of Sexual Harassment

5 November 2022 Bophana Center Statement on Allegations of Sexual Harassment The Bophana Center has investigated recent allegations of sexual harassment against two members of its staff and has terminated the contracts of both individuals. “Bophana Centre does not tolerate any forms of sexual harassment or other types of discrimination,” said Director Chea Sopheap. “We […]

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August 10, 2022

The Arts of Visibility and Positive Social Change

  Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center (ARPAA) and Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Organization (CIPO) co-implement the project “The Arts of Visibility and Positive Social Change” for 21 months starting from April, 2022 to December 2023. This project is co-funded by Voice through Oxfam in Cambodia, Ford Foundation and Heinrich Böll Stiftung Cambodia.