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Elephant conservation and indigenous experiences in Cambodia

Sharing three films from the the AHRC-GCRF funded project, shaping environmental awareness through participatory filmmaking with young people in Cambodia.

Attend a Q&A with the filmmakers on Friday 25th June 12pm

Dull Trail

Blind in one eye and traumatized from years of war and American bombs, Mae Neng the elephant learns to accept the love of her kind caretaker Da Chroed in Mondulkiri province. Produced by Ricky David CHOEY, Mono PEOU, Raksa KHON.

My Home

Chheol Thouk never wanted to be anything else but a mahout and he roams the forest tending to his elephants. But the natural habitat in Mondulkiri province shrinking due to deforestation -- threatening the elephants, their ecosystem and Chheol's way of life. Produced by Sopheana CHOUN, Choulay MECH, Sopheak YAM, Sochetra MEAN, Pisen CHHEAN.


As a matriarch in Mondulkiri province, Preng Chanthy strives to maintain the traditions of her indigenous community - including caring for the local elephants and brewing rice wine to offer to spirits - while passing her wisdom on to the next generation. Produced by Sonan SOUS, Sreytoch SAT, Theang PAOV.