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Bophana Center, Phnom Penh

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Co-founded by Cambodian filmmakers Rithy Panh and Ieu Pannakar, the Bophana Center collects image and sound archives related to Cambodia and gives the general public free access to this unique heritage. The Center also trains young Cambodians in the fields of cinema, audiovisual and new media, to enhance their understanding of the creation process and inspire meaningful productions about their own culture.

Feel free to come to the Bophana Center to watch over 2,400 films about Cambodia for free! You can explore films produced from 1899 until today and photos taken as early as 1866!

Working hours: Mon-Fri (8am-12pm & 2pm-6pm) / Sat (2pm-6pm)

Reservations for group screenings and visits are welcome.

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  • I saw a free local exhibit highlighting the unsung heroes in Cambodia’s trash/recycling stream - the Edjais. Afterward I went upstairs and watched a few archival videos on Pol Pot which were... 
    I saw a free local exhibit highlighting the unsung heroes in Cambodia’s trash/recycling stream - the Edjais. Afterward I went upstairs and watched a few archival videos on Pol Pot which were...  more »
  • Created by famous Rithy Pann, The Bophana Center is involved in Khmer Cinema and Documentaries. Interesting projections every friday evening for free. 
    Created by famous Rithy Pann, The Bophana Center is involved in Khmer Cinema and Documentaries. Interesting projections every friday evening for free.  more »
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  • A very cool space; super friendly people; movies you will never see anywhere else. Highly recommended!
  • Best service in nearby area

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