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Wonderful Movies

On many Friday nights there are wonderful movies shown and they are free. You need to get to... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Carol L
Alpena, Michigan
Best place for do research

A public center welcomes to both local people and foreigners. There are a lot of audio-documents... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

On many Friday nights there are wonderful movies shown and they are free. You need to get to Bophana early as the seats in the small theatre fill up quickly.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carol L
Reviewed May 1, 2018

A public center welcomes to both local people and foreigners. There are a lot of audio-documents talking about culture, history, environment, and so on. Best place for do research about khmer rought achive.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank SarahT6286
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Bophana is the cinema and photography archive of Cambodia. Besides having exhibitions from time to time in the lobby, they have computers upstairs for the ones wanting to explore their collection of movies, videos, photos and audio records. They have a small and very comfortable...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank mljeronimo
Reviewed April 18, 2018

I like that place. i have worked with their staffs on running a project about Cambodia international film festival in 2017.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Davin X
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

I'm a Cambodian American who is interested in learning about my heritage. The Bophana center is an excellent place to learn. They have many movies from different times in history. Everyone is so helpful in getting you set up to watch/listen/read pieces that you might...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank s0layl
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

A great archive for old footage. Its mostly in French and Khmer, and some English. Would be great if the search function could search by language. Ideally, one day to have all videos translated into English or have subtitle options. We were happy to watch...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Natasha W
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Disappointed to find no exhibition or archives available when I visited, but I learned that there would be a screening about Rock and Roll in Cambodia before and during Pol Pot time. What a great film, and a fascinating insight from a new angle on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 12, 2017

Whether you are here for a couple of days or you live here, this is a must-see if you want to understand Cambodia, the legacy and how this has influenced the Cambodia's growth.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Scott N
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Bophana Center is a non-profit location for collecting archives and providing film screenings and exhibitions. I visited several times during the March 2017 International Film Festival. In addition to showing films on site, Bophana Center offers some mobile screenings. Visitors to Cambodia and local residents...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Cathie M
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Downstairs was an small but interesting art exhibition relating to the the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge. We paid a very nominal fee to go upstairs, where a very polite & helpful young man talked to us about the centre & explained how it...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Russell F
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