10/21/09

“GOLDEN REAWAKENING”

“Golden Reawakening” Rock & Roll Closing Party
On Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at the Chinese House

The team of Kon Khmer Koun Khmer (Cambodian Films, Cambodian Generation) is pleased to invite you to our ‘’Golden Reawakening’’ Rock & Roll Closing Party. This event will be held on Saturday, October 24th, at the Chinese House located at 45 Sisovath Quay.

Many special guests from the 60’s and 70’s will be attending this unique celebration. After the commentary by our guest speakers, the party will begin with a 60’s and 70’s fashion show. This night will build a bridge between the old and new generations with the fabulous Cambodian songs of the 60’s and 70’s, brought back to life by a Cambodian live band and a DJ set. Everyone is asked to wear the original clothing from that period.

Program of the night :

- 7:00 pm : Remarks by our special guests : Surviving filmmakers Yvon Hem, Ly Bun Yim and Ly You Sreang, Chum Noy from Bophana Center.

- 8:00 pm : 60’s and 70’s Fashion Show designed by Tith Kanitha, coaching by Ms. Dy Saveth

- 9:00 pm : 60’s and 70’s Cambodian Rock & Roll Party with Cambodian live band

- 11:00 pm : 60’s and 70’s Cambodian Rock & Roll DJ Set

Kon Khmer Koun Khmer recently produced “The Twin Diamonds”, a film that was screened at Lux cinema earlier this month. This project was led by Davy Chou, a young French filmmaker whose grandfather, Van Chann, was one of the greatest film producers in Cambodia in the 1960’s.

Entrance is $1. From 6:30 pm until late night.

Schedule of the hold Exhibition:

Another great and very exciting event of the year has arrived! Many Cambodians grasp that opportunity! The exhibition of the golden area of Cambodia’s film industry during the 1960s and 1970s has started since 17th October at 6pm at Chinese House, located along the riverside.

Unique and Fresh.

The owner of the Chinese house, Brad Godden and Davy Chou, a young film-maker whose grand-father was Mr. Vann Chan, one of the most famous film-makers in Cambodia and his production group, colloborated and worked together to bring this idea up: bring back the memories of the great past.

Cambodia shouldn’t be remembered just for the darkest period (Khmer Rouge regime). We had a very rich culture just before that Ultra-maoist period. We had about 33 movie theatres and during all those years, 350 films were produced. Most of the movies were adapted into Khmerization, with its internationally and locally famous genres.

Eleven old films will be screened during the exhibition which in total lasts 9 days, from 17th to 25th November. Morever, paintings, photos and architecture model of old movie theatres, actors and actresses will be displayed at the exhibition.

Event: Golden Awakening: Bringing the Age of Cambodian Film Back to Life

Where: Chinese House

When: 17th to 25th October

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1 comment:

gäãra-dě-sañd said...

it sounds cool.. i wish i could join..