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Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
164 N State St, Chicago, Illinois 60601
Join us for our screenings of DON'T THINK I'VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA'S LOST ROCK & ROLL, as part of our film series Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War on Film!
Tickets and Showtimes: siskelfilmcenter.org/dont-think-ive-forgotten
The Tuesday screening will have a lecture by Nora Annesley Taylor, Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2014, JOHN PIROZZI, USA/CAMBODIA/FRANCE, 105 MIN.
«A moving and informative documentary...It is also a rich and defiant effort at recovery, showing that even the most murderous totalitarianism cannot fully erase the human drive for pleasure and self-expression.» — A.O. Scott, The New York Times
The value of this lively and moving documentary is to reduce (but by no means trivialize) the nearly incomprehensible tragedy of Cambodia to more accessible dimensions. Its subject is the country's vibrant pop music scene, which flourished under the arts-friendly regime of Prince Sihanouk, even as the shadow of war grew in neighboring Vietnam. In Khmer, English, and French with English subtitles. DCP digital.