Microcinemas in Phnom Penh
Microcinemas pop up in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, reports the Phnom Penh Post. In the city, that once had a thriving, if small, film scene, and a king, that is among Asia’s most prolific film makers, only one proper cinema house is left, the historic CineLux, that will subject of its own category in this blog soon.
However, the desire to watch films the way they are suppossed to be watched (in a movie house) still seems to be there: “Mariam Arthur, CEO of film distribution company Kmy Films, says she knows several Khmers who regularly go to Bangkok for the weekend to watch movies. ‘These aren’t only the rich kids. Middle-class business owners go to Thailand to purchase goods, and their kids go to the movies,’ she said. “