LAOTIAN DRAMA, THAI BRIDES AND CAMBODIA’S JUNGLE WAR OF THE 1980S
4PM: FEATURE FILM, SET IN LAOS - THE ROCKET (2014, 96 min) follows a search for personal salvation while painting a portrait of Laotian life that's both revealing and relatable. 7PM: DOCU - MY THAI BRIDE (2013, 55 min) provides a unique insight into the Thai-foreigner marriage industry. 8PM: CLASSIC DOCUMENTARY "THE JUNGLE WAR" – By the early 1980s, the world knew that Cambodia had been ravaged by a human catastrophe. From safe havens in Thailand, the Khmer Rouge received aid from China and the United States to wage an insurgency against the new Hanoi-backed government. Two East-German documentarians investigated this for THE JUNGLE WAR (1983, 90 min).