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The Visit

A film by Fany de la Chica

Spain/UK, Observational Documentary, 2013
52 min, HD, Color
Khmer with English subtitles

This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)


The fields in Cambodia are full of land mines. Every day there are accidents that involve children injured while playing in the fields surrounding their villages. This observational documentary tells the story of one of these children, Ratita, a girl injured by a land mine, who lives in the Arrupe Centre with other disabled children. THE VISIT was awarded Best International Documentary at the International Film Festival of Human Rights of Bogotá and received a Special Jury Mention at the International Festival of Invisible Cinema “Filme Sozialak.”

US Premiere

About the director

fany de la chica wFany de la Chica is an Andalusian filmmaker based in London. She completed an MA in Documentary at the Royal Holloway University of London. Her first short documentary ROUND TRIP was pre-selected for the Goya Awards. Her second documentary film ONE DAY IN SMARA screened in more than 30 international festivals and won several awards. At the moment, she is preparing her next documentary LAND OF OLIVE TREES.


Producer: ChicaStories, Roast Beef TV
Production Companies: ChicaStories, Roast Beef TV
Screenwriter: Fany de la Chica
Cinematographer: Fany de la Chica
Editor: Andrew Phillips
Sound Design: Adam M. Aguilar

Print Source:  Fany de la Chica,


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