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  1. Panh's labyrinth sheds light on darkest days

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... Rithy Panh finally may have finished with the Khmer Rouge. This month, he'll focus on another troubling, if less horrific, period in his country's modern history: the days of French colonial rule. 'Now everyone wants to talk about the Khmer Rouge,' Panh says. 'Everyone wants to tell that story. But we did that years ago. The question is: why does everyone want ...

  2. The Film: The Flute Player

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The compelling story of one man's historic fight against the legacy of the Khmer Rouge. Arn Chorn Pond was nine in 1975 when the regime seized power. He survived it by playing his flute to entertain his captors and eventually escaped to the United States, where he works to revive Cambodia's indigenous music. In English and Khmer with English subtitles. Wed, 7pm. ...

  3. My Red Dress

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loung witnesses a captured Khmer Rouge being condemned in public. She rushes to punch him, but is shoved aside by two angry women who brutally kill him. It could just as easily have been Loung ...

  4. Pick of the programme

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... of the documentary directing prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. S21, The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (Director: Rithy Panh, 2003) A gripping, often harrowing, account of S21, one of the Khmer Rouge's torture chambers, as recounted by inmates and their interrogators, who meet face to face- but with the roles reversed. Francois Chalais Award winner at Cannes in 2003. Bloody Sunday ...

  5. S21

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A documentary directed by a former prisoner of the Khmer Rouge torture and death centre in Phnom Penh. Two former guards return to the infamous prison and re-enact their brutal routines with surviving victims. Winner of this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival prize for the best documentary. Sat, 5.40pm, Oct 20, 9.40pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public ...

  6. From the Vault: 1984

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... of journalist Sydney Schanberg, won him an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a Bafta. Ngor's suffering in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge nightmare that began in 1975 was similar to Pran's, and he had ... the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge, Schanberg had to leave Pran behind while he was evacuated, and it's on this the film centres.) Scriptwriter Bruce Robinson, who a couple of years ...

  7. Golden Slumbers

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the Khmer Rouge regime. The producers featured in Chou's documentary speak of only having a few photographs to prove to their grandchildren that there was once a bustling film industry. ...

  8. What's On

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Directed by Jocelyn Glatzer, the film is about Arn Chorn Pond, a gifted flutist and human rights leader. As a boy, he witnessed torture during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror during ... Cambodian music. In English and Khmer with English subtitles, The Flute Player will be showing at 7pm. Tickets cost $70 (non-Asia Society members), $50 (members) and $30 (full-time students). ...

  9. Revival instinct

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... to join the group, she would listen to music on her cellphone. She was enjoying a tradition from before Pol Pot and his genocidal regime, the Khmer Rouge, came to power in 1975. 'There ... to have been killed by the Khmer Rouge, which wanted to destroy culture and return the country to a misconceived agrarian utopia. 'So that meant targeting musicians, destroying all ...

  10. Beauty in a blush: Shiseido offers 'speedy glamour' at launch of rouge make-up

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Kung Shiseido celebrated the launch of its Lacquer Rouge collection for the autumn-winter season with legendary make-up artist Dick Page at the W hotel. Page has worked ... Jacobs, and for his work with celebrities and noted photographers. Page introduced the new line alongside singer Josie Ho Chiu-yee on Friday. The 12 Lacquer Rouge shades combine lipstick and lip ...




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