American Film Showcase “Make It Work” Focuses on STEM Education

For Immediate Release                                                                                          February 11, 2020


Two American filmmakers are here in Cambodia to present their documentary film about the power of STEM education.  Their visit, funded by American Film Showcase (AFS), is part of the Embassy’s focus on Youth, Technology, and Education in our year-long commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the United States and the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Kip and Kern Konwiser will participate in a public film screening “Make it Work” on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6 p.m. at Legend Cinema in Exchange Square mall, Phnom Penh, as part of the U.S. Department of State’s premiere arts exchange program American Film Showcase (AFS).

U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh proudly presents the 107-minute documentary film that focuses on the power of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), as revealed by the journeys of several youth at the intersection of imagination and industry, chasing their dreams regardless of their circumstances.

Watch the film trailer:

 The American Film Showcase is the premiere arts exchange program of the U.S. Department of State. AFS is produced by the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Working with 50 U.S. Embassies each year, AFS brings award-winning contemporary American documentaries, independent narrative films, and storytelling know-how to audiences around the world.