Angelina Jolie premieres directorial feature First They Killed My Father

Angelina Jolie premieres her latest directorial effort First They Killed My Father in New York.

NEW YORK (REUTERS) -  Angelina Jolie premiered her latest directorial effort, First They Killed My Father, in New York on Thursday (Sept 14).

It is the fourth film that she has helmed. An adaptation of Cambodian author Loung Ung’s memoir, the film follows the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime under which more than one million people died.

Jolie has a special bond with Cambodia where she filmed her first Tomb Raider there, adopted her son Maddox there in 2003, and was awarded citizenship in 2005 for the work of the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation.

First They Killed My Father is set to be released on Netflix on Friday (Sept 15).