|Title||Lives under the red light|
|Year of Production||Cambodia|
|VDP Selection Year||Plural Co-existence-2013|
|Tags||LGBT, Sex Worker, Phnom Penh, Rape, Violence|
Under the red light focuses on the lives of four persons who work as sex workers in Phnom Penh. Most of them were kicked out from their families and came to live in Phnom Penh and ended up working in the sex industry. This film sensitively deals with the daily discrimination they face. Sex work places them at risk to gang rape, sex violence, drugs and arrests by police. This documentary offers a window onto the lives of these sex workers in modern day Cambodian society.
Don’t know much about ABCThis documentary offers an intimate portrayal of a relationship between a father and his son, and the challenges of homeless life on the streets of Phnom Penh. Drawing out the importance of education in opening opportunities to improve one’s lot in life, it traces the everyday challenges that Ron Dara faces raising his son.
- Norm Phanith and Sok Chanrado
The Cambodian TheaterCurrently in Cambodia, Khmer Theater is in decline as fewer people watch it and don’t know about its existence. Cambodian Theatre introduces the passion of a few artists involved in keeping alive and protecting the tradition of theater. It offers a sensitive portrayal of people who hold down regular jobs during the day, but get together and prepare stage plays during seasonal tours.
- Sopheake Moeurn
Screaming Goats“The southern border of Thailand is dangerous, scary, you shouldn’t live there, it’s full of violence.” That how it’s mostly presented in the media. But what is the Southern border really like? This documentary will guide you to another perspective through the eyes of a female-female couple.
- Thunska Pansittivorakul