3 SELECTED FILMS FOR PHNOM PENH
(shown here in alphabetical order)
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.
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.
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.