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2013 Cambodian Cinemas Update

2013 Cambodian Cinemas Update

Just back from Kampot, Cambodia, location of the historic CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Film Festival 3rd Edition (www.cambofest.com), where CamboFest staffers re-discovered and revived the once popular vintage Cambodian cinema house, the ROYAL, est. 1955 or so. As seen in previous coverage from that CamboFest event, the Royal had been unused since 1986, and had been completely […]

4 years, 9 months ago Comments Off on 2013 Cambodian Cinemas Update

Now welcoming guests: one of Cambodia’s few remaining vintage cinemas, the ‘Royal’

Now welcoming guests in Kampot, Cambodia: one of Cambodia’s few remaining vintage cinemas, the ‘Royal’: a living relic of the silver screen, whose kindly caretakers invite folks to stop by and take a look starting today (February 2, 2012).  Contributions in support of the cinema house are welcome, pls make any contributions directly to the […]

5 years, 9 months ago Comments Off on Now welcoming guests: one of Cambodia’s few remaining vintage cinemas, the ‘Royal’

CAMBOFEST, Cambodia uncovers another vintage pre-Khmer rouge cinema house

CAMBOFEST, Cambodia uncovers another vintage pre-Khmer rouge cinema house Here for the first time, CAMBOFEST, Cambodia (www.cambofest.com) staff present on mobile phone video one of the four original cinemas in Kampot, Cambodia. =>  Only three of the four original pre-Khmer Rouge era cinema houses remain in Kampot: the ‘Maraka’, the ‘Royal’ (re-discovered and brought back […]

7 years ago Comments Off on CAMBOFEST, Cambodia uncovers another vintage pre-Khmer rouge cinema house