Film preserves villagers’ lost way of life

Film preserves villagers’ lost way of life – phnompenhpost.com, March 10, 2011
…Anger of the Spirits captures the daily lives of people in five villages who lived around volcanic lake Yeak Loam in 2001.
At a screening last weekend at Bophana Audiovisual Resource Centre, Carlsen explained that the lake was a storehouse of sacred spirits for the Tampuan people. However, since the lake became a tourist attraction and land concessions were granted in the province, most of the indigenous tribespeople were moved.
“There were a lot of land concessions to private companies and government officials or soldiers took their land. It’s still a problem, even today,” said Carlsen…

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