Feb 19th 2017- Siem Reap.
Her new " First they killed my father" film based on her friend’s memoir
Angelina Jolie is back in her first official appearance since her split with Brad Pitt, promoting her new film First They Killed My Father.
he 41-year-old appeared at a press conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to discuss her new film which details the war time experiences of her friend and Cambodian human-rights activist Loung Ung as a child.
Making an official appearance for the first time since she filed for divorce in September 2016, Jolie said the film was an attempt for her to understand what the parents of her adopted eldest son, Maddox, went through with the Khmer Rouge communist party in the 1970s.
Angelina Jolie Siemreap
During the conference Jolie described Cambodia as ‘a second home’ saying that ‘Maddox is happy to be back in his country’, according to People.
She said: ‘I’m deeply honored to have had the chance to work on the film. I hope it reminds everyone that there are little Loungs all around the world today.’
The eldest of Jolie’s six children, Maddox, was adopted in 2002 from an orphanage in Battambang, Cambodia.
The film, directed by Jolie, premiers today at the Angkor Wat temple complex.

Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni, the Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk and other high-ranking government officials are expected to attend.
Jolie gave a free public screening of the film, based on Loung Un’s memoirs.
First They Killed My Father will air on Netflix globally later this year.
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