Golden Slumbers


by Davy Chou

  • Date21 November 2019
  • Time7:30PM - 9:10PM
  • Location1st Floor

Synopsis

Filmmaker Davy Chou takes us through Cambodia's golden era of cinema, revisiting its filmmakers who weathered through political turmoil after the Khmer Rouge destroyed the country's movies made between 1960 and 1975.


Director Bio

Davy Chou, is a French-Cambodian filmmaker. In 2009, he established a filmmaking workshop in four Phnom Penh schools and founded a collective for young Cambodian filmmakers. 'Golden Slumbers' was his first feature-length film produced by Vycky Films. It was selected by the Berlinale Forum, the Busan International Film Festival, and more than 40 international festivals.

His fiction short film 'Cambodia 2099' premiered in Cannes’ Director's Fortnight and won among others the Grand Prize of Curtas Vila do Conde. His first narrative feature, 'Diamond Island', premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Critic's Week and won the SACD Prize. Davy is based in Paris, France and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.