PREAH VIHEAR TEMPLE FEUD AND CLASSIC KHMER ROUGE DOCUS
4PM: DOCU – LIFE AND DEATH AT PREAH VIHEAR (2014, 55 min) uses the conflict over the ancient temple to illuminate current tensions between Cambodia and Thailand. 7PM: DOCU - In 1978, the visit by a press delegation from a “friendly” country was part of the limited attempt by the Khmer Rouge to garner int. support. Yugoslavian journalists were able to capture the only existing TV interview with Pol Pot, for KAMPUCHEA 1978 (30 min). 7.30PM: DOCU - GDR filmmakers were the first to get access to Cambodia after the expulsion of the Khmer Rouge. KAMPUCHEA – DEATH & REBIRTH (1980, 90 min) is a mesmeric journey through the completely empty streets of Phnom Penh.