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Rithy Panh

Meeting Rithy Panh in Cambodia

Karin Badt | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

One in every four Cambodians was murdered during the rule of the Khmer Rouge, between 1975 and 1979. The Missing Picture tells the story of the genocide through a child's perspective, using clay dolls to recreate the director's memories and interspersing these personal scenes with actual footage.

An Unsung Hero in Cambodia

Karin Badt | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact
Karin Badt

The little girl laughed happily as she read the Braille with her hands, proud that she had mastered all the words. If it was not for the school set up for the blind and deaf, here in Phnom Penh, she would have been left in the dark.

Walter Salles at Lunch at Cannes with "Cinemas du Monde"

Karin Badt | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Director Walter Salles "Just keep believing in your own quest and don't listen to others," Brazilian director Walter Salles told a group of ten y...

Hard-hitting Political Films at the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival: From the Crisis in Syria to Feminist Punk Singers

Karin Badt | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

These: just a few of the docs this year pointing to the off-kilter balance of our planet.

Rithy Panh's The Missing Picture: A Survivor's Memory of the Cambodian Genocide

Karin Badt | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Curiously titled The Missing Picture, the film is, however, not only about the genocide of a quarter of Cambodia's population; it is also a meditation of what survivors do with their memory of this horror.

'The Missing Picture' Collects Cannes' Un Certain Regard Prize

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — An autobiographical French-Cambodian film, "The Missing Picture," which explores the bloody history of Pol Pot's dictatorship i...