New Land Broken RoadCambodia/Malaysia, 2018, 15 min, Colour
Phnom Penh at night. Three young hip-hop dancers drive a single motorbike and stop on a muddy deserted road. Nick leaves the others to look for an iPhone he heard was lost in the area. Piseth and Thy discuss their hopes and doubts, and Piseth shows his best Michael Jackson moves. They meet Leakhena, a young female street vendor whose cart is full of colors.
Producers:Davy Chou,Daniel Mattes,Ho Hock Doong
Kavich Neang, director and cinematographer, was raised in Phnom Penh. His first two shorts were documentaries produced by Rithy Panh: A Scale Boy (2010), and Where I Go (2013). In 2015, he directed two short fictions, Three Wheels (premiere: Busan), and Goodbye Phnom Penh. In 2018, his short fiction, New Land Broken Road, premiered in Singapore.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Singapore, 2018, SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL,
SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Singapore 2018 -
Ukraine, 2019, KYIV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Best Film
KYIV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Ukraine 2019 - Best Film
Austria, 2019, VIS VIENNA SHORTS FESTIVAL,
VIS VIENNA SHORTS FESTIVAL, Austria 2019 -
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