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Filmmaker overcomes childhood fear to document eerie Khmer funerary chanting

 

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Photo by: Sovan Philong

Buddhist monks lead chants at a funeral service.


I hope I can be one of those filmmakers who help revive khmer film and keep the arts alive.

He says he spent five months shooting the film on weekends and editing at night, under the guidance of professor Davy Chou, the creator of Kon Khmer Koun Khmer Group.

rest of story here:

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2010022432594/Lifestyle/filmmaker-overcomes-childhood-fear-to-document-eerie-khmer-funerary-chanting.html

The finished documentary has already been screened at Meta House in Phnom Penh on February 11, and Neang Kavich says he plans to submit it to international film competitions.

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