Arts & Culture

Features and interviews with artists, musicians, filmmakers, choreographers and theatre practitioners, and reviews of films, exhibitions and shows.


Gina Yashere on Cracking America (What’s On Phnom Penh)

Interview with the British-born, LA-based stand-up comedian on tour in Cambodia.

Davy Chou On His Award-Winning Film, Diamond Island (What’s On Phnom Penh)

The French-Khmer director discusses his compelling study of life in a rapidly developing city.

Meet Vartey Ganiva, Cambodia’s Queen of Punk (What’s On Phnom Penh)

Cambodia’s first female punk singer might look sweeter than coconut rice pudding, but you do not want to get on the wrong side of her.

Mother! Might Just Be the Horror Film of the Year (What’s On Phnom Penh)

Review of Darren Aronofski’s disturbing, allegorical nightmare, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem

Cambodia’s first Ever Opera is Going to Be Magic (What’s On Phnom Penh)

The story behind Cambodia’s retelling of Mozart’s classic opera, The Magic Flute.

A Bold Beauty: Rising Star Neak Sophal’s Flower-Infused Photography (What’s On Phnom Penh)

Conceptual photographer Neak Sophal challenges conceptions of femininity.

The Badass Women Shaking Up Cambodia’s Arts Scene (What’s On Phnom Penh)

Interviews with four amazing female artists smashing stereotypes in Phnom Penh.

Review: A Bend in the River (What’s On Phnom Penh)

Acclaimed choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro’s gorgeous and poignant re-imagining of a classic Khmer folk tale.

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Lead Photo by Henry & Co. on Unsplash