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'I am Chut Wutty' film ban applies to all public shows

After plans to screen a documentary about slain environmental activist Chut Wutty at Phnom Penh’s Meta House were canceled at the behest of the Ministry of Culture last week, a ministry official said over the weekend that the film could not be publicly screened anywhere ...

Hannah Hawkins and Taylor O'Connell
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/i-am-chut-wutty-film-ban-applies-to-all-public-shows-111715/

Culture ministry bans film on forest activist Chut Wutty

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has banned a screening of a documentary film about murdered environmentalist Chut Wutty and threatened “strong action” against the venue if films continue to be shown without first being cleared by the government.   ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Mech Dara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/culture-ministry-bans-film-forest-activist-chut-wutty

PM decries copyright theft

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday called on government bodies, local authorities, international organisations and the private sector to dial back Cambodia’s widespread theft of copyrighted works, like film and music, and encouraged the creation of more original, home-grown cultural works. Copying other countries’ cultural output – ...

Vong Sokheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-decries-copyright-theft

Rip-offs strike wrong chord

Slapping Khmer song lyrics over international hits or ripping off the creative content of foreign-produced music videos is a practice in the Kingdom that must end within one year, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts officials said at a conference in the capital yesterday. A crackdown ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rip-offs-strike-wrong-chord

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