Hawaii International Film Festival

PrintThe 2016 Hawaii International Film Festival has invited filmmaker Arthur Dong to serve as a juror for their feature documentaries competition. He’ll also present a special Forbidden City, USA program, including a screening of his re-mastered film, book talk, and live performance by the Grant Avenue Follies. A book signing follows.

Forbidden City, USA

fc-book-and-dvd-ad_1“Put on some music from the 1930s and 1940s, and step into the intoxicating and magical world of the Chinese American nightclub scene. Enjoy!” –Lisa See.

Now available in print, DVD, and Blu-Ray.

DVD Release

kfdhsn_fb-ad_cambodia-daily-review_v4_1The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor is now available on DVD. Special bonus features include the original trailer and a music video featuring Bochan performing the film’s love theme, Like a Rose.

U.S. BROADCAST PREMIERE

The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor launches DocWorld, a new weekly showcase bringing the best international documentaries from around the globe. Programmed by WGBH in association with PBS, this curated series premieres September 18, 2016 with The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor on public media’s WORLD Channel (check local listings @ http://worldchannel.org/schedule/localize/).

LGBT Pioneer

Pride issue cover_LR_1Pride L.A. recognized filmmaker Arthur Dong as a member of the “pioneering community of LGBT people who blazed a trail that has resulted in many of the rights we enjoy today. They are our legacy and their good works have resulted in our heritage.” –Troy Masters, Editor.

Click here to read the profile on Arthur Dong.

KTLA News Report: Dr. Ngor's Legacy

LOS ANGELES: Kimberly Cheng reports on the life and legacy of Dr. Haing S. Ngor. Her special KTLA News story features excerpts from The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor and interviews with director Arthur Dong and members of the Cambodian American community in Long Beach, California.

Art Deco Preservation Award

Arthur Dong received Art Deco Award with presenters_lr_1Filmmaker and writer Arthur Dong received the 2016 Art Deco Preservation award for his efforts to preserve the history captured in his documentary, exhibition and book Forbidden City, USA: Chinatown Nightclubs, 1936-1970. L-r: Art Deco Society of California Ambassador Joe DePietro, Dong, ADSC Preservation Director Therese Poletti, and Miss Art Deco 2016 Katherine Brookes.

Click here for photos from the awards gala and ball.

Focal International Award

The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor Honored

LAURELS_FOCALAwards2016_FinalNomineeStacked-hires-large[6]The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor received a Focal International Award nomination for Best Use of Footage in a Factual Program. The honor recognizes films for excellence in the use and preservation of stock and archival footage.

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