She closes her eyes and she is back in the forest.

Memories creep in like monsters in the dark, and the reign of terror begins again.

Forty years after the Khmer Rouge rule, survivors remain haunted by the horrors of their past.

Chia is one among the millions of Cambodians who lost a father, a husband, and a son to the hands of Khmer Rouge cadres.

This project was produced during the Angkor Photo Workshops, with the mentorship of Antoine d’Agata, Sohrab Hura, and Tania Bohorquez.