Competition Documentary Shorts
DIRECTED BY CYNTHIA WADE
IN KHMER WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
EAST COAST PREMIERE
In the mid-1980s, UNICEF dug wells in villages across Cambodia. Despite good intentions, the wells tapped into the volcanic area’s arsenic-poisoned water supply, sickening and killing many residents. Twenty years later, we meet 15-year-old Vihn, slowly dying from incurable arsenic poisoning but still clinging to dreams of being a karaoke star. The new film from the Academy Award winning director of Freeheld and FFF 2003’s Shelter Dogs.