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The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor Bilingual DVD and VOD Release

kfdhsn_fb-ad_cambodia-daily-review_v4_1The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor is now available on DVD and streaming on Video-on-Demand. The release includes both the original English version and a Khmer version with English subtitles.

Academy Welcomes New Asian Members

academy-asian-reception-v2_by-kyle-espeleta-on-behalf-of-royal-salute_72dpi_1“Having witnessed the tone-deaf jabs at Asians during the Oscars, compounded with the very recent, but century-long practice of whitewashing, yellow-face casting decisions by major film productions, we felt a need to come together over this integral part of our identities” –Arthur Dong.

Read the full Hollywood Reporter article: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/race/oscars-wake-controversy-academy-leaders-934266.

Dr. Haing S. Ngor: An Angry Asian Man

angry-asian-man-photoIn his guest column for Angry Asian Man, filmmaker Arthur Dong writes: “I was startled to see such pronounced rage from an Asian refugee in white America. Thank you, Dr. Ngor, and to all the angry Asian men and women – for bringing to light your stories of injustice..”

Read the full post: http://blog.angryasianman.com/2016/09/dr-haing-s-ngor-angry-asian-man.html

CINE Golden Eagle Finalist Award

CINE_FinalistLogo_blackBG_1The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor was honored with a CINE Golden Eagle Finalist Award. The Jury commends: “Congratulations on this amazing achievement! Our reviewers and jurors had a tremendously difficult task to evaluate, winnow and select the very best—and most original—productions in each category, and many excellent and renowned productions didn’t make the cut in an extraordinarily competitive field.” 

Bochan Performs Love Theme

Bochan performs the love theme from The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor in this music video featuring excerpts from the film. Written by Bochan with Arlen Hart, with special Khmer lyrics by Bochan Huy and Hay Rotana, Like A Rose beautifully captures the enduring love between Dr. Ngor and his wife despite horrific conditions under the Khmer Rouge.

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.

The Asian American Podcast Interview

AA_podcast logoKen Fong interviews filmmaker Arthur Dong about his storied career of making documentaries on Asian Americans. They also discuss the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and Dong’s new film The Killing Fields Of Dr. Haing S. Ngor. The interview starts at 16 minutes.

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