Press + Awards

Press Coverage (selected)

“Cambodian Son” Doc wins National AAJA Award

“Cambodian Son” film to portray an unlikely poet’s redemption

“Guerilla Style” film turns focus on ex-con turned poet

Interview with filmmaker Masahiro Sugano (Chase Magazine)

Cambodian Son Wants to Awaken Cambodian Soul

American Documentary: Cambodian Son

Verses in Exile: A conversation with director Masahiro Sugano

Verses in Exile: Subject Kosal Khiev’s Perspective

Watch Verses in Exile on PBS


Top Documentary Award, San Francisco CAAMFEST 2014

Special Jury Prize for Best Documentary, Cultural Resistance Film Festival of Lebanon 2014

Audience Choice Award, Bali International Film Festival 2015

Golden Hanoman Best Asian Film Award, Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival 2015

Film 4 Change Award, Albuquerque Film Festival 2015

National Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) Award 2016