After three decades of civil war, serious poverty in Cambodia is widespread. Under the Khmer Rouge period from 1975 to 1979 private land ownership rights were abolished. Today, a large number of the cambodian population is alienated from their land and homes as the elites and foreign investors plunder the country for private profit.
The films follows the evolution of Borei Keila a slum in the center of Phnom Penh. It shows through architecture the eviction of the people, the relocation sites outside of the city and the struggles of the victims. In Phnom Penh, there are 410 slum communities. 170 of them get already eviction letters. Borei Keila, that should be an example for fair developing became the example of cruel land grabbing in Cambodia.