Sao Sopheak

Sao Sopheak

holds a degree in Business Management from Singapore University Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Since 2009 she has been studying film at M.E.T.A (Media Education and Training Academy) Phnom Penh, supported by the Goethe Institute. Moreover, she has attended workshops in many countries in South-East Asia. So far, Sopheak’s documentaries have been screened at numerous international festivals in Asia & Europe.

In February 2013, she was the first female Cambodian filmmaker ever to be invited to Berlinale film festival (Berlin, Germany). As well her film screened at IDFA Film Festival (Amsterdam, Netherlands) in November 2014 – one of the biggest Documentary film Festival in the world. Her short film “TWO GIRLS AGAINST THE RAIN” won award for the Best Documentary Short at KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, May 2013 (Mumbai, India). Sopheak has co-produced and co-directed with many overseas films as a local guiden in Cambodia. Therefore she has been produced Documentaries for NGOs and foundations such as HEINRICH BÖLL STIFTUNG, TPO, WHO, and more.

Sendungen im ORF-Kunstradio:

05. 05. 2019 - „re/dis/cover“
09. 08. 2020: Prix Palma Ars Acustica 2020