Slumdog Metal

Zhao Renxiu

Cambodian Street Kids Scream For Their Lives

“Doch Chkae” means “like a dog” in Khmer. And this is also the name of a death metal band founded by two orphans from the slums of Phnom-Phen. The Chinese director Renxiu Zhao and the German music journalist Fabian Peltsch have transferred an article by Peltsch into a short documentary. Result: Invitation to Wacken! But that’s another story!

Director: Zhao Renxiu

Country: China I Germany
Year: 2018
Duration: 20 minutes