By Sun Narin
Year 3 students of the Department of Media and Communication (DMC) at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, which has been providing journalism, have produced nine 8-minute-or-so documentary video pertaining to Khmer Rouge.
The video production covers nine topics concerning KR including:
1. Former Khmer Rouge who have converted to Christianity
2. Surviving Young Child Soldier
3. Gay in KR
4. Finding missing family in KR
5. Menuscript during the KR
6. Landmine left by the War
7. Kep City where possesses old cultural building
8. Song industry declined after KR
9. Minority during KR
The piece is produced because students are taking the course of video production and it is the practice of what they have learned. Students went to various provinces including Battambong, Banteay Meanchey, Kompong Thom, Mondulkiri, Kep….and this project was sponsored by giz.
DMC is planning to screen the video piece in three provinces such as Siem Reap, Kampot and Battambong on May 30. It is also going to produce DVD of the piece for selling.