This week marks exactly 50 years since the removal of the Cambodian head of state, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, after a vote by the National Assembly on 18 March 1970.
Makara making his journey from novels to script-writing for films
Francis Ford Coppola, who was born in Detroit on April 7, 1939, had a career that could have easily been the topic of a movie in itself. He was for years one of the most influential and commercially successful directors, but also faced disastrous box office flops that brought financial ruin.
Cambodia’s largest movie theatre operator, Legend, is racing to open new screens.
In his new documentary, Oscar winner Michael Moore takes on Donald Trump, the US electoral system and growing social inequality, writes DW’s Rachel Stewart. ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ opened last week in cinemas across North America.
Yemenis file into a makeshift cinema for the first time since fighting broke out in their city of Aden more than three years ago – and watch some of their own story reflected back at them on the projector screen.
With seven years of experience working in the cinema, Sao Sokny, the general manager of Major Cineplex by Smart, said the Khmer movies play an important role in pushing for the progress of the local culture, traditions and creativity.
Firefighters in Kampong Cham province on Sunday managed to extinguish an early morning blaze at the historic Preh Sihamoni theatre in the provincial city.
Chy Sila left his home when he was 18, and quit university when he was in his sophomore year in architecture.
From the Bible to Nostradamus, the Mayan calendar and the Millennium Bug, fatalists, fantasists and the fervently religious have long been fascinated by the end of the world.
Major Cineplex by Smart, one of the world class cinemas, announced on Tuesday that guests visiting Aeon Mall 2 Sen Sok City can now enjoy The IMAX Experience® at its newly opened IMAX® theater featuring the release of ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’.
In 2017, Jailbreak gave Cambodian cinema a breath of fresh air with a genre that didn’t fit the usual contents of the silver screens.
Saudi Arabia’s first cinema in more than 35 years will open on April 18 in Riyadh, after agreeing with AMC Entertainment Holdings to open up to 40 theatres over the next five years.
‘The Evil House’ is a horror movie with romantic comedy scenes. The premier was held at Major Cineplex Soriya’s Center Point last week and among the audience were many famous Cambodian actors, actress, producers, VIP guests and the local media.
Police raid a newly-opened cinema featuring beds rather than seats.
Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
The short film “Khema,” directed by Hang Sokharo, won the Best Screenplay award at the recent Chaktomuk Film Festival 2017.
The embassy of Japan and the Japan foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts and the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centre held the third Japanese film festival.
Hollywood may be suffering through a spiritless patch but Halloween films can still lend a needed jolt.
Known mostly for his inventive, low-budget comedies, Taika Waititi joked last year that his deeply affecting and funny adventure Hunt for the Wilderpeople was “The Revenant, without any money”.
Zekarias Mesfin spent months making a movie about his dangerous illegal migration from Ethiopia – and when he arrived at the film’s premiere, he was in a coffin carried by six white-gloved pallbearers.
The two grim tales left award jurors at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival concerned that modern cinema was heading “towards visions of darkness and desperation”.
My favourite quote from any entertainer comes from Melvin James Kaminsky, aka Mel Brooks: “I’m the only Jew who ever made a buck offa Hitler.”
Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade – but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Bok Borak, director of the culture ministry’s film department, says the “unacceptable” film was banned from theatres.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expells Harvey Weinstein.
Organisers of the Busan International Film Festival say they are confident they can cast off the politics that has overshadowed the influential event.
Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from his film studio The Weinstein Company on Sunday following reports that he sexually harassed women over several decades.
Twelve Cambodian short films will be made available exclusively and free-of-charge from today on SOYO, Cambodia’s video streaming platform.
A forceful police response to protests over the death of two teens at an electrical substation ignited the riots, which quickly spread through mostly poor immigrant suburbs of Paris.