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'The Missing Picture' is the first Cambodian film to make it to Oscar night

Cambodian director Rithy Panh will be in Los Angeles for the Oscars on Sunday. His film, "The Missing Picture," is the first film from Cambodia ever to be nominated for an Academy Award. It's Rithy Panh's own personal memories of spending four years of his childhood living in a labor camp under the Khmer Rouge, watching as almost every member of his family died.

Ex-Khmer Rouge official offers apology

The ex-Khmer Rouge official responsible for running the notorious S21 prison in Cambodia decades ago today admitted responsibility for torturing and killing thousands of inmates. He also apologized. The World's Mary Kay Magistad is covering the hearings at the UN-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh.