GENDERCIDE TODAY, DAVY CHOU’S CAMBODIAN DRAMA “DIAMOND ISLAND”
4PM: DOCU - Today, girls are killed, aborted and abandoned simply because they are girls. IT’S A GIRL (2012, 64 min) is a shocking film about gendercide in India, China and other parts of the World. 7PM: CAMBODIAN DRAMA - When 18-year old Bora leaves rural Cambodia to become a construction worker, he is reunited with his missing brother on a Phnom Penh luxury development site. Davy Chou’s feature film DIAMOND ISLAND (2016, 101 min), shot mostly in the capital and featuring an all Cambodian cast, was awarded the French Screenwriter and Author Society’s SACD prize on Thursday during the Cannes Film Festival. Q&A with director after screening. Entrance: USD 2.