Kumnooh Addendum: Cambodia arts for week commencing 30 July, 2013

Some new and exciting events have appeared on this weekend’s calendar, so Kumnooh is coming at you again.

On Saturday night, August 3, at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center (St 200, between St 63 and Monivong) hosts the Cambodian premiere of The Missing Picture, Rithy Panh’s latest film that recently won Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival. Advance bookings are recommended (missingpicture.film@bophana.org), and tickets are to be picked up at least 15 minutes beforehand. Cost of admission is $5/$2 (students).

The Saturday premiere kicks off a week of screenings of the film, every night at 6.30 pm until August 10. Bophana also proudly announces an upgrade to their screening room, now with soundproofing and staggered seating.
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And note: if you miss the Meta House screening on Thursday 1 at 7 pm, Bophana Center also presents Kalyanee Mam’s documentary film A River Changes Course on Friday 2 at 3 pm, with a Q&A with the director to follow.
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Then on Sunday 3, Meta House presents a new exhibition, The Chitrakar Collection, a selection of photographs covering over 100 years of development in Nepal through the eye of the Nepalese state and royal court photographers, a post handed down through one familiy. Third generation state photographer Kiran Man Chitrakar is in Phnom Penh with co-curator Dave Kleiman to introduce the exhibition. Opening commences 6 pm; the show runs until August 29.
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Check the on-going listings below for more details.

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In brief: new and returning…
Kalyanee Mam presents A River Changes Course at Meta House, Thursday 1 at 7 pm.
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Kalyanee Mam presents A River Changes Course at Bophana Center, Friday 2 at 3 pm.
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Tiana Alexandra presents From Hollywood to Hanoi at Meta House, Friday 2 at 7 pm.
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Global Hybrid exhibition opens at Sammaki Gallery (#87, St 2.5, Battambang) on Friday 2 at 5.30 pm.

Global Hybrid curator Denise A Scott presents Humble Beauty, at Padma’s (#76, St 2.5, Battambang), Saturday 3 from 7 pm.

Phnom Penh Photowalk, visit to Psar Thmei/Central Market, from 11 am. Meet at True Coffee Shop (cnr Monivong and St 217) at 11 am.
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The Missing Picture, by Rithy Panh, Cambodian premiere at Bophana Center, Saturday 3 at 6.30 pm, then every night until Saturday 10.
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The Chitrakar Collection, photographic exhibition presented by Kiran Man Chitrakar, Meta House, 6 pm. Until August 29
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Our Books comic art exhibition at Rik Reay gallery on St 178 by comic artist Chan Pisey. Until Sunday August 12.
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Season of Cambodia photographic exhibition at Bophana Center until August 8.
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Season of Cambodia photographic exhibition at Bophana Center until August 8.
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Our Books comic art exhibition at Rik Reay gallery on St 178 by comic artist Chan Pisey. Until Sunday August 12.

Kromas, new paintings by Pen Robit, Romeet Gallery. Until August 11th.
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Continuity, Char Printmaking Workshop, RUFA, opening at The Insider Gallery at InterContinental Phnom Penh. Until August 25th.

Homme et nature (Man and Nature) by Nou Sary, at L’Institute francais. Until 31 August.
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Agua & Achiote: colours of ritual pigments in the Amazon. Photographs by Cybéle Andrei, at Chinese House. Until August 31.
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This Dog Barking, exhibition of new graphic novel This Dog Barking – The Strange Story of UG Krishnamurti, Nicolas C. Grey and James Farley at Java Cafe and Art Gallery
Until September 1st.
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Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2009. Now exhibiting in three McDermott Galleries located in the Old Market Area, FCC Angkor Complex and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
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Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
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Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in both Siem Reap and Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
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In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
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