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Posts tagged Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian Space Project – The Movie

Film maker and long time collaborator Marc Eberle, has announced his new film project Rock Cambodia and is featured in a recent article in the Phnom Penh Post. This new feature documentary present the story of Srey Thy, the singer of The Cambodian Space Project, a Cambodia based music collective. Read the full story here. […]

The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) reviewed by Allen Myers

Here’s a 2008 review of The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) by Allan Myers in Direct Action. Here’s a non-trivial question for trivia night organisers: In the late 1960s, what was the world’s busiest airport? Stumped? Here’s a hint: What was the most bombed country, per capita, in the […]

Secrets from the Plain of Jars – Jim Pollard on the The Most Secret Place on Earth in The Nation

Veteran Bangkok journalist Jim Pollard reviews The Most Secret Place on Earth – The CIA´s Covert War in Laos in The Nation newspaper, following the film´s second screening at the Foreign Corespondents Club in Bangkok in November. In his review he lauds the film as one of the best documentaries in recent years and remarks […]