First They Killed My Father

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In 2017, the movie First They Killed My Father was released. It was directed by Angelina Jolie, and producers included the acclaimed Cambodian filmmaker, Rithy Pahn. It is based on thel book of the same name by Loung Ung, who was a child during the Khmer Rouge times. The movie is available on Netflix. From Goodreads: One of seven children of …

Time, Education & Rephotography

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I am examining the ‘time‘ aspect of my narrative, amongst other things. In an earlier post, I noted that a young boy that started in a grass-roofed school near Trapeang Prasat is now doing a PhD in Law, at Nagoya University, Japan. We first visited that school in 2000. My wife and I subsequently funded a five room structure, with …