"La France est notre Patrie" (France Is Our Mother Country) is the latest film- documentary by acclaimed Cambodian film Director Rithy Panh on the French colonial empire. With a special focus on French Indochina, this creative and skillful work of editing weaves together archival footages and antiqued title cards into an eloquent silent movie that subtly criticizes the concept of "mother country" as promoted by the French colonies in Southeast Asia and Africa. This film was
This latest documentary by American documentarian Arthur Dong is based on the autobiography of Dr. Haing Ngor, who survived the Khmer Rouge genocide under harrowing conditions, and went on to act in a movie on the subject: The Killing Fields. Dr. Ngor received an Academy Award for his extraordinary performance, and then used his name to actively raise awareness about the genocide and advocate for greater human rights in Cambodia before he was tragically killed in a robbery.
The Visionaries series airs "Peace Through Scholarly Exchange" documenting the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) and its work. The Visionaries is produced for the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) and comprises documentaries about individuals and organizations working to establish positive social change throughout the world. Last year, the production staff at Visionaries received hundreds of requests and the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) was selected to be pr