A River Changes Course
Sunday Dec 08 01:00 PM
Tuesday Dec 10 07:30 PM
Wednesday Dec 11 01:00 PM
Friday Dec 13 07:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00
About the Film:
Directed by Kalyanee Mam. Cambodia / USA. 2012. 83 mins.
Twice a year in Cambodia, the Tonle Sap River changes course, while life for the Cambodian people continues to flow in a perpetual cycle of death and rebirth and of creation and destruction. Working in an intimate, verité style, filmmaker Kalyanee Mam (director of photography for the Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job), spent two years in her homeland following three young Cambodians as they struggled to overcome the crushing effects of deforestation, overfishing, and overwhelming debt. A breathtaking and unprecedented journey from the remote, mountainous jungles and floating cities of the Cambodian countryside to the bustling garment factories of modern Phnom Penh, A River Changes Course traces a devastating and beautiful story of an ancient culture ravaged by globalization. A crowd favorite at Hawaii International Film Festival 2013.
Winner: World Cinema Jury Prize, Documentary, Sundance Film Festival; Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature, Atlanta Film Festival; Human Rights Award, River Run Film Festival; Grand Jury Prize, Environmental Film Festival at Yale; Documentary Feature Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival.
View the trailer.
- Jellyfish Eyes
- Love Live! The School Idol Movie
- Attack on Titan: Part One
- Bon Lin
- When Marnie Was There
- The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness
- The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus
- Battles Without Honor and Humanity
- Ballet on Screen: L'Histoire…
- June Bride: Redemption of a Yakuza
- JACO: A Documentary Film
- Godzilla: The Japanese Original
- Family Film Sunday: Fantasti…
- Attack on Titan: Part Two: E…
- HI Sk8 Films 2015 shorts showcase
- Opera on Screen: The Three T…
- I Am Thalente