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Don't Think I've Forgotten

Pirozzi, John, (filmmaker). Argot Pictures (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (107 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Argot Pictures, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sinn Sisamouth, Ros Serey Sothea, Bayon Band, Baksey Cham Krong, Liv Tek, Drakkar, Pen Ran, Huoy Meas, Yol Aularong, Pou Vannary
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Argot Pictures in 2014.
Summary, etc.:
Through the eyes, words and songs of its popular music stars of the 50́s, 60́s, and 70́s, DOŃT THINK ÍVE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIÁS LOST ROCK AND ROLL examines and unravels Cambodiás tragic past. Combining interviews with surviving musicians and never-before-seen archival material and rare songs, the film tracks the winding course of Cambodian music as it morphs into a unique style of rock and roll. A vibrant musical culture that was nearly lost forever under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime is revived and celebrated.. "As expressionistic as it is journalistic, Don't Think I've Forgotten triumphs as both an objective record and a poetic lament: It's a film that's every bit as entrancing and haunting as the lost music it celebrates." - Jason Heller, AV Club. "Mr. Pirozzís film is an unsparing and meticulous reckoning of the effects of tyranny on ordinary Cambodians. 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
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English,French,Khmer
Subject: History, Modern.
Music.
Genre: Ethnicity
Documentary films.

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