FILM SHOWCASE

LYNN AUDITORIUM

FRIDAY AUGUST 17

7:00 p.m.

Lynn Uncovered: Brian Pistol

By Koeun Neak : 2018 : 5 min

Lynn Filmmaker, Koeun Neak, explores the identities of people who make Lynn cool in this docu-series called Lynn Uncovered. This episode features artist, Brian Pistol, an old friend of Koeun’s!

Brian Pistol grew up in Lynn and became apart of Lynn’s breaking scene. He joined Bai Cha Breakers in his teens and never stopped breaking from there. Brian tells us the story about his experiences growing up in Lynn as a breakboy and remembers the people and locations in the city that played a role in his journey.

The Prince of the Four Corner, The Three Lights of Bliss, & The Cinema of Truth

By Peter Pa : 2011 : 18 min

Prince of the Four Corners tells a coming of age story about a prince who yearns to become a filmmaker instead of his destined role as king. Inspired by Japanese anime, kung fu films, and the silent period of cinema in the early 1900’s, the film uses a mythological lens to view the journey of adolescence towards adulthood.

The Roots Remain 

Featuring FONKi, 2017 Beyond Walls Lynn Mural Artist.

By Jean-Sebastien Francoeur & Andrew Marchand-Boddy : 2015 : 76 min

THE ROOTS REMAIN follows the story of Canadian-raised graffiti artist FONKi, as he returns to his ancestral Cambodia to reunite with his family and to meet with other leaders in Cambodia’s growing hip-hop community. Utilizing Cambodian film archives, as well as new original footage, the film chronicles the heartbreak of FONKi’s family during the genocide and bears witness to FONKi’s efforts to instill passion for street art in Cambodian youth. With his largest mural to date, he pays an emotional and poignant tribute in Phnom Penh to his relatives who disappeared during the war.