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‘Buoyancy’ Surfaces With Virtual Debut, ‘Rent-a-Pal’ Offers Friendly Thrills, ‘Sibyl’ Brings The Psychodrama – Specialty Streaming Preview

‘Buoyancy’ Surfaces With Virtual Debut, ‘Rent-a-Pal’ Offers Friendly Thrills, ‘Sibyl’ Brings The Psychodrama – Specialty Streaming Preview

The origin of the drama Buoyancy can be traced back to when Australian filmmaker Rodd Rathjen came across an article a few years ago about Cambodian workers and their life on a Thai fishing trawler. He became riveted by the unbelievable story and upon more research, he said in a statement: “The scale of modern slavery and exploitation in Thailand is vast and hard to grasp.”

Written and directed by Rathjen, Buoyancy follows a spirited Cambodian teenager Chakra (Sarm Heng) who works the rice fields with his family but is looking for independence. He seeks the help of a local broker who said that they can get him paid work in a Thai factory. He heads to Thailand in hopes to find his fortuitous independence but when he gets there, he and his newfound friend Kea (Mony Ros), discover they’ve been duped. Along with other Cambodians and Burmese, they

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