Following the Cambodian premiere of Angelina Jolie’s new film First They Killed My Father in Siem Reap, Cambodia Saturday, co-screenwriter, rights activist and author of the book that inspired the movie, Loung Ung, spoke to PEOPLE about what it was like working on set, the challenges of portraying the Cambodian genocide on film and eating tarantulas to lighten the mood among the cast and crew. Read more….
On February 18th, the Cambodian premiere of the Netflix original film FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER took place at the Terrace of the Elephants at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia, ahead of the film’s worldwide release later this year on Netflix. This was a special event for the people of Cambodia, attended by His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty Queen Mother Norodom Monineath, in addition to Angelina Jolie, Loung Ung and Rithy Panh.
Angelina Jolie’s latest directorial effort is a first for her and many others. The movie, “First They Killed My Father,” was filmed entirely in Cambodia and in the Khmer language. read more….
Pou (Uncle) Rithy Panh have educated so many of us with his many films, including the Oscar nominated ‘The Missing Picture’. We were blessed to have him as a producer on ‘First They Killed My Father’ and look forward to seeing his new film,The Exile. read more….