Institut français du Cambodge
Photo Phnom Penh 2018 | Inauguration
The Photo Phnom Penh festival is back! The French Institute of Cambodia and Photo Phnom Penh Association present the 9th edition, which will take place from October 5 to November 5. Check out the program for the 3-day inauguration below! >> Download the program and map of the exhibitions << ————————————————————————————————— Friday,... Read more
Exhibition | Festival Photo Phnom Penh 2018
The fall photo festival of South-East Asia is organized once more in Phnom Penh and celebrates its 9th edition in 2018! True to the orientations that were taken from the first edition, Photo Phnom Penh continues to develop parnetships between Asian and European photographers as well as promotes and and highlights... Read more
Conference | Tantric Buddhism during Angkor
Organised by Anne Yvonne Guillou, Anthropologist at CNRS / IRASEC The epigraphic body of Khmer writing contains numerous references to the Brahmanic religion, but very few regarding Buddhism during the Khmer empire. Among the multitude of temples still standing today in Cambodia, the Preah... Read more
Cinema | Graves Without a Name
After The Missing Picture and Exile, Rithy Panh continues his personal and spiritual exploration. Graves Without a Name searches for a path to peace. When a child, who lost the greater part of his family under the Khmer Rouge, embarks on a search for their graves, whether clay or... Read more
Cinema | Makala
Trials, tribulation, dreams and aspirations of a young farmer earning a living making and selling charcoal in Congo. Watch the trailer! Makala by Emmanuel Gras (2016) Saturday 29 September at 2:30pm Tickets: 2$ (1$ for Media Library members) / Free for IFC students OV with French subtitles Read more
Cinema | The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales
Whoever thinks that the countryside is calm and peaceful is mistaken. In it we find especially agitated animals… Watch the trailer! The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales by Benjamin Renner & Patrick Imbert (2017) Saturday 29 September at 10am Tickets: 2$ (1$ for Media Library... Read more
Cinema | Just To Be Sure
When 45 year old widower Erwan discovers by accident that the man who raised him isn’t his real dad, he begins a search for his biological father. Watcher the trailer! Just To Be Sure by Carine Tardieu (2017) Friday 28 September at 7pm Tickets: 2$ (1$ for Media Library members)... Read more
Concert | Khaen music of the Lao people
Recently listed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, the khaen – or khene – is the most important traditional instrument in Lao music. Mouth organ made out of bamboo, it is used during celebrations, concerts, singing and dancing. Widely popular, the khaen produces a very typical and immediately recognizable... Read more
Concert | Black Ant
Born out of the musical scene of Phnom Penh, the Black Ant band is delighted to produce itself for a concert dedicated to Blues-Rock classics. A festive evening inviting you to rock your hips – and other limbs – on the stage of the Institute! With Prum Vantha (basse... Read more
Exhibition | People & Space / Khiev Kanel & Le Studio Images
One can find multiple meanings for the words “people” and “space”. Here, Khiev Kanel wants to show the relationship between the two notions. Space is nothing without the people living in it. People are nothing without their environment. Even if they inhabit what surrounds them every day, they are,... Read more
Concert | Cambodian Drums
60 percussionists of the Department of Performing Arts from the Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts are reunited for a unique concert dedicated to the art of traditional and contemporary Cambodian drums. The 60 musicians will in turn, together or in small number, play on the wide diversity... Read more
Concert | Trio Band
Well-known of the Rock, Blues and Jazz scene in Phnom Penh, the Trio band invite you for an evening dedicated to music, dance and smiles at Le Bistrot de l’Institut. With Mr. Khemara (acoustic guitar) Mr. Chhoeurn Veasna (bass guitar) Mr. Rin Theyrith (violin) and Bun Sambath (piano) Trio... Read more
Dance | Belle – Creation
On the occasion of the performance of the Ballet Preljocaj at the Chenla Theater of Phnom Penh, Belle had created and presented in prime time of the performance an extract of a new creation. After finishing her work, the famous Khmer choreographer is proud to present her creation in... Read more
Conference | Parasites: useful or useless?
Photo : ©RMCA, 2017 Some diseases are born from micro-organisms like bacterium, viruses as well as parasites. Among those infectious agents, parasites are in constant interaction with their host. If the host starts defending itself against the parasite, the parasite has to avoid killing its host.... Read more