Sunday, 16 March 2008

Film festival begins in Cambodian

PHNOM PENH, March 15 (Xinhua) -- The fifth Cine Mekong Film Festival was launched here on Saturday, bringing some famous films to Cambodians without charge.

The Cine Mekong Film Festival, which is presented by the French Cultural Center (FCC), will be held in Phnom Penh until March 21.

FCC director Alain Arnaudet said the festival is being presented to show the culture, customs and traditions of all the Mekong River countries.

The festival will allow Cambodians to see various types of newly produced films from France and other Asian countries, Arnaudet said.

The films at the festival, which attracted large audiences in 2007, include five Cambodian films, seven French films, and Thai and Vietnamese documentaries, he said.

This event is supported by the French embassy, Phnom Penh Municipality, Apsara TV and some companies.
Editor: An Lu

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