Vanna Hem

Cambodia (1984)

Born in 1984, Cambodian documentary filmmaker Vanna Hem has established himself as one of the leading voices in Cambodia in the arena of social and LGBTQ+ films. His credits include the short-form documentaries “Lives Under the Red Light” (2014), “Karma” (2013) and “Where Do I Belong?”(2016) which have all been selected in many international film festivals. Since 2015, Vanna has been working on his first feature-length documentary Lotus Sports Club, while shooting videos for many other NGOs. He currently lives in Phnom Penh.


Vanna and the protagonists of Lotus Sports Club, Amas and Srey Leak