A film by Ton van Zantvoort & Giel van Schaijk
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The Khamu are the original inhabitants of Laos.
In the eleventh century the Lao arrived from China.
forced the Khamu out of the fertile lowlands and into the mountains.
The languid style of Khamu life, cannot hide the governmental oppression.

click for filmfragment It is raining.
A man is sitting on the ground in his shed.
He stares out into the open.
Two pictures on the wall showing men in uniform.
A radiosound in the background disturbs the silence.
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Khamu village is a 25 minutes during -non-spoken- documentairy about the life of a small population in Laos. The film was presented at the Dutch Film Festival in Utrecht.

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