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Mobile film screenings address survivors’ psychological trauma

Screenings of WE WANT (U) TO KNOW, supported by Movies that Matter, were featured in last Wednesday's Phnom Penh Post! In the article, reporter Roth Meas says, "In a novel approach to dealing with the psychological traumas left by the Khmer Rouge regime, the Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) has been awarded a grant to organise 'mobile screenings' of a film based on the experiences of survivors as a way of opening up discussions on the issue."

WWU2K at the next GIEFF film festival

WE WANT (U) TO KNOW has been selected for the 11th annual Göttingen International Ethnographic Film Festival! The festival promotes documentary cinema with a special emphasis on new films, videos or interactive media dealing with socio-cultural processes.

The festival is a great opportunity for international co-operation in Visual Anthropology and documentary filmmaking.
more information can be found at

The festival will take place from May 9 to May 13 in Göttingen, Germany.

December 15th screening in Berlin

As the second phase of the process against senior khmer rouge leaders has just started in Phnom Penh and 'Movies that matter' ( just decided to support the further distribution of the film with new dvds and a new series of screenings all over Cambodia...

 **I am very happy to invite you to watch WE WANT (U) TO KNOW here in Berlin in its short version (54')**


This Amsterdam-based foundation specifically focuses on film projects in developing countries, promoting human rights film screenings worldwide, offering advice and assistance and stimulating the exchange of knowledge and experience. The staff of Movies that Matter decided to support us with the printing of new dvds and the organization of a new series of screenings all over Cambodia- with the motivation: 'Movies that Matter finds your activities highly important and inspiring, and is looking forward to our cooperation.'

„Take the camera in your hands“

Long article in german about WE WANT YOU TO KNOW

Volker Grabowsky, „Take the camera in your hands“. Eine filmische Annäherung an die Verbrechen der Roten Khmer, in: Zeithistorische Forschungen/Studies in Contemporary History, Online-Ausgabe, 8 (2011), H. 1,

June 30th screening in Berlin

The Ethnographic Film Series

M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology
Freie Universität Berlin

Date: Thursday, June 30th 2011
Location: Moviemento Cinema (Kottbusser Damm 22 – Berlin, Kreuzberg)
Time: 16:30

Remembering in the time of the Khmer Rouge Trial

A FILM BY Ella Pugliese, Nou Va and the people of Thnol Lok PHOTOGRAPHY, EDIT & art work Jens Joester

June 28th screening in London

We Want (U) to Know (2011, 54')
14:00 hrs, Tuesday 28th June
The Hexagon @ Lockwood Building, Goldsmiths, Lewisham Way

We Want (U) To Know reveals how Cambodians are struggling to cope with painful memories at the time of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. This is a participatory film. Villagers take the camera in their hands to document what they have gone through during and after the Khmer Rouge era. Through sharing their stories with younger generations, survivors are breaking thirty years of silence and initiating a powerful discourse about the challenges of the present.

12th RAI international festival of ethnographic film

We are very happy and proud to announce, that "WE WANT (U) TO KNOW" in its BRAND NEW SHORT VERSION has been selected for screening in 12th RAI INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM 2011, held from Thursday 23rd June to Sunday 26th June 2011 at UCL, Roberts building, London.

March 28th screening in the 4th Addis Film Festival

We are very happy and proud to announce, that "WE WANT (U) TO KNOW" has been selected for screening in the 4th Addis Film Festival to be held from March 26th - April 4th.

26 Januar 2010, 'Ending The Silence' in Marburg

26 Januar 2010, 'Ending The Silence' in Marburg, CCS-Center for Conflict Studies, Philipp Universität:

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