HU OSA 350-2-2 Cambodia

Identity Statement

Reference Code
HU OSA 350-2-2
Title
Cambodia
Date(s)
1974 - 1998
Description Level
Series
Extent and medium (processed)
22 BetaSP NTSC, 0.66 linear meters
17 VHS NTSC, 0.42 linear meters
1 VHS PAL, 0.03 linear meters

Content and Structure

Scope and Content (Abstract)
The Cambodia collection contains 40 raw and edited videos (television news reports and background material, documentaries) documenting Pol Pot’s dictatorship and its aftermath. The collection is a witness to the human rights abuses committed by the Khmer Rouge and their allies during their 4 year rule that left more than 2 million Cambodians dead.
Accruals

Not Expected

Conditions of Access and Use

Conditions governing access
Open to the public.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyrights are held by creators/producers (no rights are held by OSA at CEU).
Languages
Central Khmer, English, French, Japanese

Description Control

Archivist's note
Processed by Anna Kovecsi, 2009; revised by Csaba Szilagyi, 2009.
Call Number Description
BetaSP NTSC #1
350-2-2:1/1
Cambodia: Dreams and Nightmares
Documentary about the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rogue in Cambodia.
English language, Date of production: 1989, Duration: 27 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009674
BetaSP NTSC #2
350-2-2:2/1
Bamboo City: The Birth of Khao I Dang
A film about Khao I Dang (Thailand), once the biggest refugee camp in the world.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 29 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009675
VHS NTSC #3
350-2-2:3/1
Cambodian Repatriation
Systematic repatriation of Cambodian refugees from Thailand.
Central Khmer, English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 29 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009676
BetaSP NTSC #4
350-2-2:4/1
Asia Close Up: Children of the Earth Series, Japan
This short film features the life of Satomi Tamura, a 13 year old girl from historic Kyoto, Japan. It follows her and her friends at school as they study English and character painting. Her parents and home life are seen as are visits to a cemetery and to a nearby Shinto shrine.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 14 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009677
350-2-2:4/2
Asia Close Up: Children of the Earth Series, Cambodia
The film follows Sok Thea, a 13-year old Cambodian boy who lost his leg to a land mine as he tended his family's cows. We see him as he struggles to use is new prosthesis, visits his family in rural Cambodia. Sok Thea is one of thousands of people maimed or killed in the aftermath of the country's genocidal civil war.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 14 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009677
BetaSP NTSC #5
350-2-2:5/1
Cambodia: Land of Beauty But Uncertainty
This slide set transferred to video, tells of the life, culture and religious traditions of the Cambodian people. It gives a historical overview of the country's past and looks at the church as well as current MCC involvement in grassroots and community work.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 11 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009678
BetaSP NTSC #6
350-2-2:6/1
From the Killing Fields [1/2] / [1/2]
From inside Cambodia, Peter Jennings anchors an in-depth investigative special where he reports from several strategic locations within the war-torn country, including Site 8, the largest Khmer Rouge controlled refugee camp, and a command post of the resistance forces inside the "liberated zone" of Cambodia. Included are interviews with the nominal head of the anti-government coalition, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, military commanders in the fields, Americans along the border, and American politicians who fail to understand what their government is doing; Roundtable on US-Cambodia relations.
English language, Date of production: 1990, Duration: 1 hour 28 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009679
BetaSP NTSC #7
350-2-2:7/1
From the Killing Fields [2/2]
Roundtable on US-Cambodia relations continued.
English language, Date of production: 1998-08-18, Duration: 20 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009680
BetaSP NTSC #8
350-2-2:8/1
[Interviews]
Interviews with various villagers and officials about living conditions and security in rural Cambodia.
English, Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1998-07, Duration: 1 hour 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009681
BetaSP NTSC #9
350-2-2:9/1
[Interviews]
Interviews continued with various villagers and officials about living conditions and security in rural Cambodia continued.
English language, Date of production: 1998-07, Duration: 26 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009682
BetaSP NTSC #10
350-2-2:10/1
[Celebration Footage]
Images of an unidentified festivity featuring Prominent Cambodian politician Prince Norodom Ranariddh.
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009683
BetaSP NTSC #11
350-2-2:11/1
[Miscellaneous Footage]
Footage of political demonstrations in unidentified city; random footage of streets; village life; interview with villagers, officials; military base.
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1998-07, Duration: 1 hour 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009684
BetaSP NTSC #12
350-2-2:12/1
[Miscellaneous Footage]
Random footage of streets, people.
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1998-07, Duration: 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009685
BetaSP NTSC #13
350-2-2:13/1
Pol Pot
The documentary traces the life and rule of Pol Pot, leader of the Cambodian communist movement known as the Khmer Rouge, through interviews with those who knew him, including former Khmer associates and friends from his radical days in Paris, along with extensive footage from inside Cambodia and commentary from scholars, historians and biographers. Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge party was responsible for the death of between 1 and 4 million people through disease, starvation and execution.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 45 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009686
BetaSP NTSC #14
350-2-2:14/1
Cambodia, The Red Shadow / Cambodge, L'ombre Rouge
A TV documentary on the rise of communism in Cambodia and Pol Pot's destructive efforts to create a utopia.
French language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 45 min.
BetaSP NTSC #15
350-2-2:15/1
Red Shadow / L'Ombre Rouge
TV report on daily life and the refugee situation in Cambodia.
French language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 1 hour 19 min.
BetaSP NTSC #16
350-2-2:16/1
Cambodia between War and Peace [1/2] / Cambodge Entre Guerre Et Paix 1 [1/2]
Footage of Cambodia before and after the Khmer Rouge. French high officials visiting Cambodia and the return of King Norodom Sihanouk.
French language, Date of production: 1996, Duration: 1 hour 5 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009690
BetaSP NTSC #17
350-2-2:17/1
Cambodia between War and Peace [2/2] / Cambodge Entre Guerre Et Paix 2 [2/2]
Footage continued from tape 16. Rural life in Cambodia; palm industry; archival news report of Gen. Charles de Gaulle's visit to Cambodia.
French language, Date of production: 1996, Duration: 49 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009691
BetaSP NTSC #18
350-2-2:18/1
Vietnam, A Television History: Cambodia and Laos
Report on the US involvement in Indochina during the Vietnam War.
English language, Date of production: 1995, Duration: 1 hour 30 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009692
BetaSP NTSC #19
350-2-2:19/1
Vietnam, A Television History: Cambodia and Laos
Documentary on the US involvement in Indochina during the Vietnam war, the aftermath and effects thereof.
English language, Date of production: 1995, Duration: 42 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009693
350-2-2:19/2
Four Corners: Gambling with Genocide
Australian sponsored peace plan efforts in Cambodia.
English language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 44 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009693
BetaSP NTSC #20
350-2-2:20/1
[UN Rescue Operation]
Raw footage of what looks like an attack on a UN convoy and rescue operation.
English language, Date of production: 1992-12-02, Duration: 15 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009694
350-2-2:20/2
Gambling with Genocide
TV report on an Australian sponsored peace plan efforts in Cambodia.
English language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 44 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009694
BetaSP NTSC #21
350-2-2:21/1
Kampuchea: The Untold Story
A film about how Cambodia has been abused by various foreign oppressors and the sufferings of the simple people during times of war.
English, English, Japanese language, Date of production: 1974, Duration: 45 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009695
BetaSP NTSC #22
350-2-2:22/1
The True Story: 1970-1990 in Cambodia
A film about the rise of Pol Pot to power and the effects of his rule on Cambodia. The film contains rare archival images of work camps and Khmer Rouge propaganda films.
English language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 1 hour 19 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009696
VHS NTSC #23
350-2-2:23/1
Return to a Mined Country
Footage of a Cambodian villager, Angkor, landmine victims and mine clearance sites.
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009697
VHS PAL #24
350-2-2:24/1
Kampuchea
Documentary about Pol Pot's Cambodia.
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 31 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009698
VHS NTSC #25
350-2-2:25/1
Khmer Rouge Amnesty
Raw footage of Khmer Rouge amnesty.
English, Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 4 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009699
350-2-2:25/2
HR Situation in the World
Human Rights Watch spokesman addresses human rights issues in Uzbekistan, Guatemala, Sudan.
English language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 11 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009699
VHS NTSC #26
350-2-2:26/1
Images of War
Tape starts with images of the Iraq war, continued by footage of refugees and hospitals in Cambodia (1994).
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 7 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009700
VHS NTSC #27
350-2-2:27/1
1975-1979 Democratic Kampuchea under Khmer Rouge Regime
Report on the sufferings of Cambodians under the Khmer Rouge terror.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 5 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009701
VHS NTSC #28
350-2-2:28/1
Evidence against Khmer Rouge
UN experts gathering evidence against Khmer Rouge. Prosecutor interviewed about the Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 15 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009702
VHS NTSC #29
350-2-2:29/1
Vietnam, A Television History: Cambodia and Laos
US involvement in Cambodia and Laos, 1961 when US Special Forces covertly aided and trained guerilla troops against the Laotian communists and the Viet Kong.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 57 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009703
VHS NTSC #30
350-2-2:30/1
Cambodia: Politics
Cambodian congressmen talk about restoring democracy in the country (end of tape contains 2 minutes Sierra Leone raw footage).
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 5 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009704
VHS NTSC #31
350-2-2:31/1
Street Children
Raw footage and interview about street children in Cambodia.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 4 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009705
VHS NTSC #32
350-2-2:32/1
Phnom Penn Dance Academy
Raw footage of a visit to the Royal Dance Academy in Phnom Penn by an IRC commissioner.
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009706
BetaSP NTSC #33
350-2-2:33/1
Refugee Camp in Thailand
Raw footage of patients and conditions in Pankhwe Clinic Camp 2; footage of refugee camp water supplies, IRC office (International Rescue Committee, Thailand program); camp school.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009707
VHS NTSC #34
350-2-2:34/1
Women's Commission, Cambodia Delegation
Meeting in Phnom Penn addressing human rights issues in Cambodia.
English language, Date of production: 1993-03, Duration: 1 hour 17 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009708
VHS NTSC #35
350-2-2:35/1
Cambodia: Return to Year Zero / Cambodge: Annes Zero
John Pilger's report on Cambodia before, during and after Pol Pot.
French language, Date of production: 1993, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009709
VHS NTSC #36
350-2-2:36/1
[Press Conference]
Solidarity statements from Hun Sen's representatives.
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1998-12, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009710
VHS NTSC #37
350-2-2:37/1
Step by Step
Cambodian Women's Committee presents the Khmer Women's Voice Center.
English language, Date of production: 1993, Duration: 2 hours 5 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009711
VHS NTSC #38
350-2-2:38/1
Demining the Killing Fields
Refugees International and Independent Advocacy Group fighting landmines in Cambodia.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 23 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009712
VHS NTSC #39
350-2-2:39/1
Return to a Mined Country
Brief cultural report on Cambodia (incomplete).
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009713
350-2-2:39/2
[Unidentified Feature Film]
Central Khmer language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 1 hour 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009713
VHS NTSC #40
350-2-2:40/1
[Pipa Scott's Trip to Cambodia]
Footage taken during Pipa Scott's trip to Cambodia. Scenes from Phonm Penh, Cheueng Ek,Toul Sleng, Angkor Wat.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 45 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00009687