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  • Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'

    Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'
    When plans for a Holocaust memorial in Berlin were announced years ago, German writer Martin Walser wondered how many monuments to shame his country would have to build. It was a telling sentiment for a nation that could not cleanse the past yet wanted...
  • Ex-Marine convicted of sex acts with young girls in Cambodia gets life

    Saying she was sending a message to any American who would consider traveling abroad to sexually exploit children, a federal judge on Friday sentenced a retired U.S. Marine captain convicted of having sex with young girls in Cambodia to life in prison....
  • Man gets 210 years in overseas molestations

    In 2008, several scared and hesitant young Cambodian girls stood before U.S. District Judge Dale Fischer to tell her what Michael Joseph Pepe had done to them. "Please don't allow this to happen again," one pleaded in a barely audible voice. "Thank...
  • Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]

    Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]
    It remains to be seen whether the United States Congress can muster the responsibility and will to do what is right and achieve comprehensive immigration reform this year. Republican leadership in the House of Representatives continues to hold immigration...
  • Mixed media in Cambodia's 'Missing Picture' presents a powerful message

     Mixed media in Cambodia's 'Missing Picture' presents a powerful message
    It's good to welcome back to the big screen "The Missing Picture," one of the five foreign language Oscar nominees, a personal and unexpected documentary that mixes media in an unusual way to very potent effect. Directed by Rithy Panh, "Missing Picture"...
  • Cambodian troops' shooting of striking garment workers condemned

    Cambodian troops' shooting of striking garment workers condemned
    Cambodian government troops opened fire on striking garment workers demonstrating for higher wages Friday, killing at least four and drawing condemnation from the United States and human rights groups. The violence in Phnom Penh's Veng Sreng...
  • Regis Wargnier Teams With Gaumont And Rithy Panh To Unlock 'The Gate'

    Acclaimed French scribe/helmer Regis Wargnier, whose best known for his Oscar-winning "Indochine," has teamed up with Sidonie Dumas' Gaumont and Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh to bring Francois Bizot's bestselling autobiographical novel "The Gate" to...
  • Oscar's Foreign Language Hopefuls Demonstrate Global, Topical Diversity

    Oscar foreign-language film nominations have in the past tended to be dramas centering around families, the Holocaust or both. European countries, meanwhile, have tended to dominate the race. This year the nominations are more diverse, with the films...
  • The legacy of the 'Killing Fields,' 30 years later

    The legacy of the 'Killing Fields,' 30 years later
    "The Killing Fields" premiered 30 years ago as more than the first major film to explore the atrocities of Pol Pot's reign of terror in Cambodia in the 1970s. The film "changed my life," said actor Sam Waterston, who earned an Oscar nomination playing...
  • 'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist

    'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist
    The Motion Picture Academy on Friday released the shortlist of nine foreign-language films that will pass to the next round of the race, and it contained the category's characteristic mix of favorites and surprises. While some of the films making the...
  • Film Review: 'Beatocello's Umbrella'

    If documentaries were judged on the worthiness of their subjects, "Beatocello's Umbrella" -- about Beat Richner, the doctor/musician who plays the cello around the world to support the five state-of-the-art Cambodian children's hospitals he founded and...