At one point before the US elections we were assessing American influence in Cambodia, or what’s left of it, for Insight America, and besides hamburger joints and connections with the diaspora I couldn’t find much. Should have thought about those streetkids rapping their heart out… (VIJ2008094)
Archive for November, 2008
This afternoon, same scenario at Boeung Kak lake: The Special Intervention Unit of the Police stopped and detained a photographer and three documentary filmmakers who were filming the house which was toppled into the water by sand pumped into the lake by a development company which is reclaiming the land to… well yes: develop the [...]
A first house collapsed at Boeung Kak lake. After a respite during the Water Festival, Shukaku company resumed the pumping of sand in the lake since a few days. Members of the Special Intervention Unit prevented access to the site to journalists. One photographer was roughed up a bit and held for questioning some time.
This is the seat the accused of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal will sit in… (VIJ2008092)
The first Cambodian Rock Opera “Where Elephants Weep” is set for premiere in a couple of days. (story VIJ2008091) CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 25/11/2008: Break during rehearsals of Where the Elephants Weep at Chenla theater.
CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 21/11/2008: Bodyguards at the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) during the 14th plenary of the Government-Private Sector Forum Just updated my website with two more stories: Cambodia Government-Private Forum and Cambodia US Elections
More than 600 representatives from the government, the private sector, embassies, and development agencies came together at the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) for the 14th plenary of the Government-Private Sector Forum. (VIJ2008087)
I just updated my website with a series on Rithy Panh shooting an adaptation of Marguerite Duras’ novel “Un Barrage Contre le Pacifique”. The film should be released beginning of January. (VIJ2007040)