Red Wedding

Lida Chan and Guillaume Suon

Documentary / 58’ / 2012

Sochan was 16 when the Khmer Rouge forced her to marry one of their soldiers. After 30 years of silence, she decided to file a complaint to the Khmer Rouge tribunal. Red Wedding follows the journey of a survivor who pits her humanity against an ideology and a system designed to annihilate people like her.

Production: Bophana Production / Bophana Center / Tipasa Production
With the support of: GIZ / Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program/ Fonds francophone de production audiovisuelle du Sud / IDFA Fund / Alter-Ciné Foundation / Worldview / Cambodia Film Commission
Festivals: IDFA (Amsterdam) Best Mid-Length Documentary / DocHouse 2013 (London) / FIFDH (Geneva) / Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival (Doha) Golden Award / Lincoln Center (NYC, USA) / Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (Melbourne) / Gdansk DocFilm Festival (Poland) Jury Prize / Human Rights Human Dignity Film Festival (Yangon, Burma) Special Jury Prize / DHFEST (Mexico) / DH Festival (Barcelona) / Mumbai Film Festival / DocLisboa / RIDM (Montreal) / This Human World (Austria) / Asia Pacific Screen Awards