A Photo Festival shows hundred of strong pictures close to the eye. Photojournalism is that way of showing reality and building a story from a serial of instant shots within a situation.
In France, we have the chance to attend « Visa pour l'Image » in Perpignan and discover all this work worldwide. In Asia, photojournalism does not exist, photography is barely recognized as a job.
We attended the Angkor Photo & workshops festival and we have spot the camera at the heart of activites, exchanges, exhibitions, workshops,… We discovered the astounding energy and benevolent curiosity of promotors, photographers, students, volunteers, visitors…
The Angkor Photo Festival takes place each year during 8 days in december, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Allowing stars of photojournalism to stand along and meet with students and visitors. The event calls many visitors. Its has been invented and held by protagonists coming from various continents, all of them loving photography.
Through testimonies from founders, volunteers, photographers, we can understand the way its works spontaneously in a free sharing attitude.
Our documentary movie, 50 minutes long, just dive into their universe, their common passion on images, and why, every year, the show goes on, Cambodia and Angkor temples on the background of the stories.