A RIVER CHANGES COURSE

By Kalyanee MAM

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Documentary - Completed 2013

A RIVER CHANGES COURSE traces a remarkable and beautiful story of three young Cambodians struggling to overcome the crushing effects of deforestation, overfishing, and debt in an ancient culture ravaged by globalization.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • CAMBODIA
    • Languages
    • KHMER
    • Duration
    • 83 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kalyanee MAM
    • Producer(s)
    • Kalyanee MAM
    • Synopsis
    • Twice a year in Cambodia, the Tonle Sap River changes course, while the river of life flows in a perpetual cycle
      of death and rebirth and of creation and destruction. Kalyanee Mam, spent two years in her native homeland
      following three young Cambodians struggling to overcome the crushing effects of deforestation, overfishing, and
      overwhelming debt. From the remote, mountainous jungles and floating cities of the Cambodian countryside
      to the bustling garment factories of modern Phnom Penh, A River Changes Course traces a remarkable and
      devastatingly beautiful story of a country torn between the rural present and an ominous industrial future.
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