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This is where Ly Bun Yim’s Studio was…

July 5, 2011

After much cycling up and down Kampuchea Krom, I finally found it!

Radical films were made here in the 1960s, but today it is just a regular, Chinese-shophouse-style apartment building, as they line all the major streets in the old city center of Phnom Penh.

What is left of the film production is the diamond from the logo of Ly Bun Yim’s “Flash Diamond Production” and a painted film strip.

If you are in Phnom Penh: the building is on Kambuchea Krom Boulevard between Street 261 and Street 265 on the south side. Ironically, it is just a block from my office at the university…

If you do not know who all-out Cambodian director Ly Bun Yim is, look here and here.

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