Thet Sambath (right) with Nuon Chea, aka Brother Number Two

“Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea (left) and Enemies of the People filmmaker Thet Sambath.

Cambodian journalist and genocide survivor Thet Sambath has won the 2011 Knight International Journalism Award for uncovering the secrets of the brutal Pol Pot Regime in his film Enemies of the People.

Sambath and co-director Rob Lemkin will be making a trip to Washington, D.C., next month for the ceremony and will attend a POV community screening with Genocide Watch while they’re in town! For more information on the screening and other Enemies of the People screenings happening around the country this fall, check out the schedule below…

Oakland, CA

Enemies of the People
Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 7:00 PM
Come to a screening at the First Covenant Church of Oakland. This is part of the FCC Arts and Lectures: Facing the Killing Fields. To find out more, call 510-531-5244.

St. Paul, MN

Enemies of the People
Thursday, October 6, 2011, 7:00 PM
Come to a screening hosted by World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Mr. Bunkhean Chhun, survivor of the Cambodian genocide who lives in Minnesota. This screening is part of a film series, from August-May, called “Standing Up for Human Rights” and will take place at 875 Summit Ave in St. Paul. To find out more, call 952-693-5206.

Houston, TX

Enemies of the People
Thursday, November 3, 2011, 6:30 PM
Come to a screening at the Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St. This event is part of the Museum’s First Thursdays programming. RSVP here.

Arlington, VA

Enemies of the People
Thursday, November 3, 2011, 7:30 PM
Join Genocide Watch for a screening at George Mason University‘s Founder’s Hall Auditorium. Filmmakers Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening!

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Jamie worked in the Community Engagement and Education Department at POV from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining POV in 2010, Jamie worked at Northwestern University's satellite campus in Doha, Qatar, where she was part of the team tasked with setting up the school's film and journalism programs in the Middle East. She has worked in various capacities on many documentary film crews around the world, including productions in West Africa, and has worked closely with acclaimed filmmaker Margaret Brown. Jamie has also previously worked in the exhibition department at the Field Museum of Natural History and the education and cinema programming departments at the Block Museum of Art. She holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in Radio/TV/Film and African Studies.