BANNED ART, GARMENT INDUSTRY & CAMBODIA’S RECENT DEVELOPMENT
4PM: DOCU – DESERT OF FORBIDDEN ART (2010, 80 min) tells the incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was found in Uzbekistan. 7PM: TV DOCU – For SWEATSHOP (2014, 50 min), Norwegian fashion bloggers are sent to Phnom Penh to work in a garment factory. They return criticizing low wages and poor working conditions. 8PM: DOCU – Kalyanee Mam’s Sundance-Winner A RIVER CHANGES COURSE (2013, 83 min) looks at environmental degradation & urban migration in contemporary Cambodia through the lens of three young protagonists. Instead of delving into the politics of their plight, the female director delivers a universal story.