Samnang
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    Samnang

    Directed by

    USA

    2012

    22 min

    • English
    • Khmer

    Comedy drama, Short

    From the director of ENDING SONG presented at the Sofia Meeting

    A recent Cambodian immigrant, working as a donut baker at night, lives a life of solitude until he's ordered to train a new worker - the owner's sister, and fears the loss of his job. Will he discover that life could be a bit sweeter with another baker in the kitchen?

    Credits

    Cast
    Jonathan Nitasneak Dok
    Kaylene Men
    Victory V. Heng
    Screenplay
    Vanara Taing
    Cinematography
    Carlos Diaz
    Editing
    Varun Viswanath
    Production
    AMERICAN FILM INSITUTE
    Asaph Polonsky

    Asaph Polonsky

    Israel

    Born in Washington DC 1983, Asaph was raised In Israel where he directed, wrote and independently produced two shorts films ZIPPER and IN BED AT 10 P.M. Asaph also directed award-winning music videos, worked in various television projects and was awarded the Irwin and Sheila Allen Scholarship and an America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship. Asaph has recently graduated the director’s track at the AFI in Los Angeles and with his thesis film SAMNANG which received the prestigious Technicolor Student Grant. In 2016, his feature film ONE WEEK AND A DAY was selected for the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.

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