Cambodian Filmmaker, Rithy Panh Honored Peace Prize at the Fajr Festival
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Written by Rothana Vong   
Friday, 27 April 2018 05:14

       Picture credit: Rithy Panh Facebook 

 

On 27 April 2018, Panh attended the Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran, Iran to receive the honor Peace Prize. The award was presented by a renown American film director and producer, Oliver Stone.

As stated in the press release by the organizer of the festival, Panh is a filmmaker whose works mainly focus on the need of peace in the world.

In about 30 years of his life career, Panh has directed a lot of movies which has received global recognition such as Site 2, Cambodia: Between War and Peace, Rice People, The Burnt Theater, The Missing Picture, and Exile.

The recent work of this Oscar-nominated film director, First They Killed My Father, co-directed with Angelina Jolie received a great deal of attention and success from audiences around the world.


Last Updated on Friday, 27 April 2018 05:31