DIRECTORS

Rithy Panh

 

FILMS IN CATALOGUE

BIOGRAPHY

Graduated from IDHEC (Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinématographiques, Paris).

Complete Filmography

Site 2 (1989)

Grand Prix Documentaire Amiens International Film Festival

Grand Prix SCAM for the best creative documentary

Special distinction Cinéma du Réel.

Souleymane Cissé (1990)

Portrait of the Malian film maker for the series "Cinéma de notre temps"

 

Cambodge, entre guerre et paix (1991)

Rice People (1994)

Official Selection in Competition International Cannes Film Festival

Silver Screen Award, Best Actress (Singapour)

Special Jury Prize (Hawaï)

 

The Tan's family (1995) Documentary

 

Bophana, a Cambodian tragedy (1996) Documentary

Jury Prize Vue sur le Doc (Marseille)

Silver Medal Grand Prix du Documentaire de Création de l'URTI in Monte Carlo

Special Jury Prize International Television Festival Sendaï (Japan)

Mention spéciale du Jury  "Vu d'Afrique", Montréal (Canada)

One evening after the war  (1997)

Un Certain Regard International Cannes Film Festival

Special Jury Prize Festival de Plata Del Mare (Argentina)

 

Lumières sur un massacre ; 10 films against 110 000 000 land mines, Documentary, 1997

International Campaign against land mines

50 ans et un monde ; Van Chan, a cambodian dancer (1998) Documentary

The Land of wandering souls (1999)  Documentary

Grand prix du " Réel 2000 "

Prix Louis Marcorelles, Ministère des Affaires Etrangères (France)

Prix du documentaire, Vision du réel, (Nyon, Switzerland)

Prix du documentaire (Festival des films francophones, Namur, Belgium)

Prix du documentaire (Festival dei Popoli, Firenze, Italia)

Grand prix du documentaire (Traces de vies, Clermont-Ferrand)

Mention spéciale (hors compétition) du Jury, (Gentilly)

Golden Gate Award (San Francisco, USA)

Golden Matchstick, Amnesty International, (Amsterdam, Nederlands)

INPUT (Le Cap, South Africa) -  Grand Prix Global Télévision, (Banff, Canada)

Rockie Award best social and politics documentary, (Banff, Canada)

International Critics Sony Prize (Banff, Canada)

Grand Prix Frances & Robert Flaherty Prize, (Yamagata, Japan)        …/…

Que la barque se brise, que la jonque s'entrouvre (2000)

(May the boat break, may the junk open up), TV Fiction

 

S21, the Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2001-2002) Documentary

Cannes Film Festival, Official Selection, 2003

European Film Academy, Documentary Award

Dutch Film Prize         Prix Italia

Award 3rd International Human Rights Film Festival Nuremberg (RFA)

Prix François Chalais

Médaille d'argent "URTI" Festival International of Télévision (Monte-Carlo)

Special Jury Prize (Copenhagen Denmark)

Runner-Up Prize Yamagata (Japan)

Golden Dove for Documentary Film Leipzig (RFA)

Fipresci, Leipzig (RFA)  Grand Prix, Valladolid (Spain)

Golden Plaque (Chicago  USA)

Documentary Award, Cinema and History (Istanbul  Turkey)

Humanitarian Award (Hong Kong)

The Vaclav Havel Special Award (One World, Prague  Czeck Republic)

The Best Director Award (One World, Prague  Czeck Republic)

One World Media (Great Britain)         

 

The people of Angkor (2003)  Documentary

 

The Burnt Theater  (2005) Documentary

Cannes Film Festival, Official Selection, 2005

Pune International Film Festival

Festival Ficco (Mexique)

San Francisco International Film Festival

Asian Film Festival

22nd Jerusalem International Film Festival

Festival des Films du Monde      Sao Paulo International Film Festival

Festival de Namur (Belgium)      Festival de Rio Brasil

Filmex (Tokyo)               

 

Paper cannot wrap up embers (2006) Documentary

FIPA D’OR du meilleur documentaire 2007

European Film Academy Documentary 2007 – Prix ARTE

International Film Festival, Fribourg 

Selected to «  Cinéma du Rée l », Cinémathèque de Bologne

Documentairy Film Festival, Thessaloniki - Images of 21st Century

"New Vision Competition" "Alba International Film Festival", Italia

Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels, Biarritz

Festival international du film sur les droits humains, Genève

9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Grèce

Word Film Festival, Montréal

Rencontres Internationales du Film Documentaire, Tunis

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente, Argentine

Festival Internacional DerHulmALC, Santiago del Estero, Argentine

Grand Prix International du Documentaire d'Auteur de l'Urti, Monte Carlo

Flandres International Film Festival – Ghent

20th Edition of IDFA, The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

Shanghai Television Festival

International Film Festival    Yamagata   Japan

Magnolia d’Argent   Festival International   Shanghai

9th Editions Jakarta International Film Festival (Indonésia)

Copenhagen International Fim Festival (Danemark)

International Competition ‘‘ Fifth Perspektive‘’ à l’International Human Rights Film Festival (Nuremberg)

8th Film Festival Mediterranean - Siroki Brijeg (Bosnie-Herzégovine)

International Film Festival Do Rio (Brasil)

European Film Academy Documentaire – Prix ARTE – à Berlin (Germany)

11th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Tcheque Republic)

50th International Film Festival (Germany)

Barcelonia asian Film Festival (Espagne),

Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival

Guth Gafa Documentary Film Festival (Irlande)

ZagrebDox Documentary Film Festival (Coratie)

 8th Edition of Human Rights Nights Film Festival (Bologne)

Play-Doc – International Film Festival (Espagne)

37th International Film Festival  Rotterdam

10th Annual One World Inertnational Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (La Hague)

 

THE SEA WALL (2008)

Screenplay by Michel Fessler and Rithy Panh

Adapted from Marguerite Duras  « Barrage contre le Pacifique » (Editions Gallimard)

Word Film Festival, Toronto

Rome Festival

 

Duch, le Maître des Forges de l’Enfer  (documentaire) 2010

"The use of this motion picture is subject to the authorization of the International Criminal Court."

 

SHIIKU    Feature film (2011)

Screenplay by Michel Fessler and Rithy Panh

Adapted from « Shiiku »  by Kenzaburô Ôé

With Cyril Guei, Jhem Chuop, Soeum Chhoeum

Prix France Culture 2007, célèbre le cinéma comme "résistance"

Parrain du pavillon Les Cinémas du Monde  (2010)

Books :  

S21, the Khmer Rouge Killing Machine,  Flammarion

Co-author Christine Chaumeau

 

Paper cannot warp up embers, Grasset

Co-author Louise Lorentz