Archive for the “Borei Keila” Category

The Myth of Progress

While many might feel that the real myth around here is the progress that we have made in actually finishing this film, it is, after many years, now finally nearing completion. We are still short of the funding that we need to finish, but we have started the editing process and it is going extremely […]

Interview in the Phnom Penh Post

Film reveals human cost of Cambodia’s development BY SOO JIN KIM After three years spent filming the lives of three extraordinary individuals including an HIV-positive widow and a monk turned human-rights defender, a hard-hitting documentary about the human cost of development in Cambodia will be released next year. The Cause for Progress explores the impact […]

For Tim Sakmony

After the morning ceremony for Borei Keila, the ambience switched tones to celebrate the release of Tim Sakmony. She had spent more than 100 days in pre-trial detention. See the post about the day of the trial here: http://blog.thecauseofprogress.com/2012/12/27/trials-and-verdicts/

Borei Keila – One year after..

Today marked the one-year memorial of a violent eviction that saw some 300 families forced from their homes in Borei Keila on the 3rd of Jan 2012. Residents from Borei Keila and people from other communities gathered to pray amoung the newly finished buildings that had been promised to them as part of an on-site […]

Crowdfunding Campaign for The Cause of Progress

We have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help raise funds towards the completion of our documentary. We have been filming in Cambodia for more than three and a half years, following the lives of three extraordinary individuals caught up in the chaos and turmoil of Cambodia’s economic development. Now we are finished filming and starting the […]