Dear Friends of Meta House!
Tonite we are screening the exciting German film CLOUD NINE – only in German
language (TUE, 28/07, 7 PM).
We invite our English speaking audience for our following events
* WED, 29/07, 7 PM: KIDS BEHIND THE CAMERA – SHORT FILMS AND TALKS WITH
CAMBODIAN REPORTERS FROM THE MEDIA NGO "SCY"
* THUR, 30/07, 7 PM: "PAY OR DIE?" – DISCUSSING CAMBODIA'S NEW HEALTH
THE "MESSENGER BAND" AND MEMBERS OF THE GRASSROOTS NGO "WOMYN'S AGENDA FOR
* FRI, 31/07, 7 PM: "KEEP THE RIVER ON YOUR RIGHT" – US DOCUMENTARY ABOUT
HOMOSEXUALITY AND CANNIBALISM
More infos below.
Hope to see you @ Meta House,
Best, Nico/Lydia & the team
WED, 29/07, 7 PM
KIDS BEHIND THE CAMERA – KHMER "YOUTH TODAY" SPEAKS OUT
"Support Children and Young People" (SCY) is the first NGO in Cambodia
giving Cambodian kids the opportunity to participate in media advocacy.
established the "YOUTH TODAY" program with support of UNICEF, which is a
aiming to provide children and young people in Cambodia with opportunities
their concerns and speak about their interests. Cambodian private
airs the innovative format every Sunday morning. Tonight at Meta House
reporters will stay up late to present a selection of their works, which
focus on a
wide range ob subjects – from climate change to break-dance (Q&A).
THUR, 30/07, 7 PM
"PAY OR DIE?" – DISCUSSING CAMBODIA'S NEW HEALTH REFORMS
By the end of 2009, four public hospitals in Phnom Penh will become
Cambodian grassroots NGO "Women's Agenda for Change" (WAC) fears that this
not improve health conditions for Cambodians, but will limit the
services. WAC has asked META HOUSE to produce the advocacy film "PAY OR
we will screen tonight for the first time – together with other health
by Khmer directors such as Om Kimsour. Filmmakers, interview partners and
experts are invited for a Q&A after the screening. WAC's "Messenger Band"
contribute a capella songs about the consequences of privatisation.
FRI, 31/07, 7 PM
THAT'S UNBELIEVABLE: KEEP THE CANNIBALS ON YOUR RIGHT
Don't miss this doc! In 1955, 34-year-old gay Jewish painter Tobias
had grown up in Brooklyn landed a Fulbright scholarship and trekked into the
Peruvian Amazon with his sketchpad and camera. Schneebaum formed an
with the members of one tribe whose males were physically intimate but
another village, killed most of its inhabitants, and cooked and ate parts
His 1969 memoir "Keep the River On Your Right" became a cult classic.
sister filmmakers David and Laurie Gwen Shapiro convinced him to return to
momentous place in 1999, at the age of 78. (2000, 94 min
Street 264, #6 – Sangkat Chaktomuk, Khan Daun Penh,
Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
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