|Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 6:30 AM
"The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)"
Filmed over 23 years, The Betrayal is the Academy AwardÂ®-nominated directorial debut of renowned cinematographer Ellen Kuras in a unique collaboration with the film's subject and co-director, Thavisouk ("Thavi") Phrasavath. After the U.S. government waged a secret war in Laos during the Vietnam War, Thavi's father and thousands of other Laotians who had fought alongside American forces were abandoned and left to face imprisonment or execution. D