Producer/Director: Sopheak Sao
Cast: Soth Yun, Sem Eang
Runtime: 11 minutes
Didtributor: Shorts on Tap
How two women fell in love, survived the Khmer Rouge, became a family, and transformed a community.
It is s true story about two women struggling hard for their love. Soth Yun (57) and Sem Eang (58) met during the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, where more than two million people died. Soth and Sem survived. Today the couple lives in a village in Takeo province in southern Cambodia, approximately 40 kilometers away from the capital Phnom Penh. They do not have children of their own, but have raised several nieces and nephew. Theirs has been a long fight against stigmatization by fellow villagers and their family. And the fight continues – now for the right to marry legally.