France, Cambodia, Germany, Qatar, Thailand l 2016
In Khmer with English subtitles
Director: Davy Chou
Cast: Sobon Nuon, Cheanick Nov, Madeza Chhem
Diamond Island is an island located on Phnom Penh’s riverbanks, which has been transformed by land developers to modernize the city and create an ultramodern heaven for rich people. Bora, 18, leaves rural Cambodia to become a construction worker on this vast undertaking. On this island, he will make some friends and even reunite with his missing older brother, Solei, who will introduce Bora to an exciting new world, full of colours and illusions.
Special screening: The movie will be introduced by the director, Davy Chou and the lead actor, Sobon Nuon, and followed by a Q&A.