The medium of film is a marvellous means by which to commemorate culture and history, but in the case of Cambodia, a tumultuous past and political struggles have led to the destruction of film stock and a decline in patronage nationwide. Glenn Dunks discusses three documentaries – Rithy Panh's The Missing Picture, Davy Chou's Golden Slumbers and Kalyanee Mam's A River Changes Course – that herald a promising revival in Cambodian cinema.
Additional keywords: iconoclasm, Pol Pot, Khmer Rouge, genocide, globalisation, Asia.
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