Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Cambodja

3 SELECTED FILMS FOR PHNOM PENH

(shown here in alphabetical order)

Hereros Angola

86

Documentary

min

Hereros Angola

Living in the remote lands of southwest Angola, the Hereros are a bantu people with an ancient tradition passed on from one generation to another. To an external eye a merely exotic tribe, this documentary shows the living knowledge of the Hereros in constant movement, from birth to demise showing daily life along the way. A unique film about a people with virtually no recorded history.

Angola

Sérgio Guerra

2013

O Menino e o Mundo

80

Animation

min

O Menino e o Mundo

The journey of a young boy who leaves his village to search for his father across a big city where he discovers a world dominated by animal-machines, in a whimsical, original, colorful film. Winner of the Crystal Award at the 2014 Annecy Animation Film Festival.

Brazil

Alê Abreu

2013

Virgem Margarida

90

Feature Film

min

Virgem Margarida

Newly independent Mozambique, 1975. The revolutionary government, wishing to eradicate all traces of colonialism, rounds up prostitutes and sends them to a reeducation camp in an isolated forest. There, they are to be transformed into the new women of the new country. In the process, a 14-year-old virgin named Margarida is taken by mistake. This is her story.

Mozambique

Licínio Azevedo

2012

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