Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Arts Laos movie industry begins to flower after decades of neglect Local directors are creating critically acclaimed films despite limited resources Filming in progress on "Say Nam Lai" (The River Flows), the first Lao-Japanese film, released in 2017
MARIMI KISHIMOTO, Nikkei staff writer April 17, 2018 14:00 JST | Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos
VIENTIANE -- In Laos, one of the poorest nations in the world, the local film industry is beginning to flower after decades of being virtually non-existent.
For years, the only films produced in this impoverished socialist country were government propaganda movies.
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