Country of Scars-Trails from The EAST- Cambodia-sdtv xvid
Trails from the East Episode 2: Cambodia -
Regions: South Asia
Topics: Globalization, Music / Art / Culture
The "Country of Scars" is a documentary about a train voyage through Cambodia, with meetings with passengers on the roofs and in compartments full of hammocks. It was only a short time ago that Cambodia lost a quarter if its citizens under the Pol Pot regime. The country was completely closed off from the world, and trains had stopped running. Now, there is a daily connection between the capital and the Thai border. Outside the train there are portraits of a busy Thai monk, a Muslim leader and a victim of Pol Pot’s regime. On the train there are discussions about daily survival and the difficult task of coming to terms with the past.
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ABOUT TRAILS FROM THE EAST:
Trails from the East is a 13-part documentary series that chronicles a train voyage from the East to the West, through fast-changing societies, along the birthplaces of five world religions. The series tackles some of the great questions of today’s globalizing world. How do people cope with the continuing globalization? Is it a threat or an opportunity?