The pioneering CamboFest ( Film and Video Festival of Cambodia was the 1st Internationally recognized film festival to take place in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime.

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CamboFest founder and co-organizer, Jason Rosette, who founded the festival as a graduate student studying International Development Studies at Royal University of Phnom Penh. (seen here at Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat, 2007) Also a film and media professional, he has a BFA in Film & TV production from New York University.

Nicolas Mesterharm, proprietor of Metahouse, and visiting filmmaker KM Lo with other guests at the Metahouse screening venue.

Staff pass for venue manager Barry Vis from the 2007 edition of CamboFest Film Festival, Cambodia.

Filmmaker David Shapiro talk with a local photographer after a screening.

Sophiline Cheam Shapiro discusses her film, ‘Seasons of Migration‘, which was featured at the CamboFest, Cambodia Film Festival

CamboFest founder and co-organizer Jason Rosette (left) with visiting filmmaker Greg Cahill and that film’s production colleague Matthew Caron (right)

Grabay Meas (‘Golden Waterbuffalo’) award statuettes from the 2007 edition of the CamboFest Cambodia film festival.

Cambodian and Western youth gather for the screening of ‘Seasons of Migration’ (Sophiline Cheam Shapiro and John Shapiro) at the Sala Art space venue of CamboFest, Cambodia Film Festival in Phnom Penh. Note the absence of smartphones in the audience here in 2007…

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