• “Extraordinary documentary, really impressive.”  Kermode and Mayo's Film Review - Mark Kermode

  •  “Finds a brooding, doomed beauty in the landscape.” LITTLE WHITE LIES - EVE WATLING

  • “Gripping human drama.”  The Guardian

  • “A remarkable film . . . a universal story about a community trying to save itself from destruction.”  THE INDEPENDENT - Geoffrey Macnab

  • "A fitting film for an unequal world." THE SUNDAY TIMES - JONATHAN DEAN

  • “Packs a punch.” The Financial Times

  • “Emotionally penetrating.”  The Times - Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

  • “A turbulent, fascinating doc.” TIME OUT - Phil de Semlyen

  • "Powerful." Total Film - Tom Dawson

  • “A disciplined epic . . . striking imagery . . . and a gripping story.” The Irish Times - Donald Clarke

  • “Masterful, illuminating and absorbing.”  RTE - Paddy Kehoe

  • “Evocative.” IRISH INDEPENDENT - PAUL WHITINGTON

  • "Powerful." The Monocle Daily

  • "A reminder that much of the best work to effect positive change comes from the ground up."  vulture hound - Chris Banks

  • "A compelling film." film news - Paul Chapinal

  • "There is no stepping back from the action in this intense documentary about greed, suffering and courage." One Room With a View - Sophie Maxwell

  • "This film let’s their story be heard in a clarity that can’t and shouldn’t be ignored". the national - Ross Miller

  • "A story of profound tragedy but also a story of courage." scannain - Dave Higgins

  • "A visceral, complex film that should come with a “For further study” list." Liam Lacey

  • "Poses deep questions about how change and revolution come about in the world." Maria Flood

  • "A detailed observation of right and wrong." Alex Miller

  • "Emotionally stirring." Greg Klymkiw

  • "A sobering look at a protest movement beyond Western society’s usual attention." Panic Manual

  • "Events like these could very well happen on our shores, so it’s worth it to pay attention." Michael McNeely

A Cambodian Spring

CHRIS KELLY - WRITER / CINEMATOGRAPHER / PRODUCER / EDITOR / DIRECTOR

Chris is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and the founder of Little Ease Films. He has spent the last nine years making his first feature documentary ‘A Cambodian Spring’ which recently won the Special Jury Prize for International Feature Documentary at Hot Docs 2017 and Best Documentary at the Brooklyn Film Festival 2017. He is a regular contributor to the Guardian newspaper and in 2014 produced an award-winning undercover investigation into slavery in the Thai fishing industry. His work has taken him as far afield as South Sudan, Burma, the Philippines, Laos and Thailand. He is currently developing an animated feature film about slavery in the Thai fishing industry, and a Virtual Reality computer game about slavery and migration.


JAMES HOLDEN - COMPOSER

The release of James Holden’s long-anticipated second album The Inheritors in the summer of 2013 kicked off a bold new phase in the enduring British electronic guru’s musical career. An epic 75 minute long English pagan saga, the immersive and idiosyncratic alternative electronic universe of The Inheritors was the product of Holden’s late night studio jams on his modular synthesizer and custom hybrid analogue-digital machines. He is the founder of the Border Community record label and is published by Warp Publishing, one of the most original and highly regarded record labels in the world.


BOB MOORE - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Bob Moore is a Creative Producer and Co-President of EYESTEELFILM in Montreal, specializing in the creation of cinematic documentaries such as Last Train Home, China Heavyweight, I Am the Blues and Forest of the Dancing Spirits. With partners Daniel Cross and Mila Aung-Thwin, Bob has produced films that have been recognized by international awards including the Emmys and Golden Horse, as well as numerous festival grand jury awards. Bob also oversees EYESTEELFILM’s theatrical distribution company and its new Creative Reality Lab, which focuses on meaningful interactive and immersive storytelling. He has degrees in Philosophy, Fine Art, and Law, and regularly lectures at and consults with film institutions around the world.


CHRISTOPHER HIRD - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Christopher Hird is a leading figure in UK independent documentary making. With Dartmouth Films he has pioneered new ways of funding, producing and distributing documentaries in the UK, as well as promoting the work of new and emerging filmmakers.


EDWINA FORKIN - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

A dynamic, motivated, energetic producer with over fifteen years’ experience in Film and Television production. Currently the creative producer and CEO of Zanzibar Films - working from initial development through to production and marketing, always with an eye for quality content and a primary focus of working with emerging Irish talent. Edwina has over seventeen years experience in Film and Television production.  

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