Three young Cambodian filmmakers have been shortlisted for the inaugural Tropfest Southeast Asia (SEA) film festival to be held in Penang, Malaysia, on January 25, the organizers announced Tuesday. Tropfest SEA is an expansion to Asia of the Tropfest project, a short-film festival begun in Australia in 1993 now held annually in cities around the world and dubbed “the world’s largest short film festival.” “I am thrilled by the wonderful quality, creativity and diversity of the entries [which] have the potential to inspire not only the Southeast Asian region, but also the world,” said Joe Sidek, managing director
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