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Interview with Pech Tum Kravel: Khmer dance project, 2009-08-20

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Title
Interview with Pech Tum Kravel: Khmer dance project, 2009-08-20
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Pech Tum Kravel (Interviewee)
Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)
Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)
Nut, Suppya (Editor of a moving image work)
Nut, Suppya (Translator)
Rhodes, Gillian (Translator)
Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Collection

Khmer Dance Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2009
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1303
Topics
Kravel, Pech Tum -- Interviews
Parti communiste du Kampuchea
Theater -- Cambodia
Shadow shows
Genres
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Notes
Funding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.
Date: Copyright date: 2012
Creation/production credits: Recorded by Bophana Audiovisual Resources Center; cameraman, Prum Mesa; sound engineer, Sea Vissal; editors, Koh Rathany, Suppya Nut; translators, Suppya Nut, Gillian Rhodes; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut.
Venue: Recorded 20 August 2009 Pech Tum Kravel's home, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Acquisition: A production of the Khmer Dance Project, initiated by the Center for Khmer Studies in partnership with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library, with a grant from the Anne Hendricks Bass Foundation.
Language: Khmer, with English titles, credits, and subtitles.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (55 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Pech Tum Kravel discusses his career in theater, as an actor, playwright, scholar, and administrator. He speaks about touring and performing as an actor; his study of modern and traditional theater; and the genres of theater he has written for. He describes his experience during the Khmer Rouge period, his emotional response, and the deaths of various teachers and friends. He discusses his efforts to revive Khmer culture after the fall of the Khmer Rouge; how cultural items were recovered. He displays books he has written about shadow puppet theater and other aspects of dance and theater, and books of poetry and plays. He speaks about the response to globalization and the importance of preserving Khmer culture and identity. He recalls his teachers and speaks about his research into sources of Khmer theater; he discusses the meaning of hand gestures in dance. Finally, he recites an original poem about his desire to see Khmer culture and identity preserved.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972572
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ac9ef1b0-352a-0131-bed2-3c075448cc4b
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  • 2009: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Pech Tum Kravel" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2009. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3bf7b040-3451-0131-feef-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Pech Tum Kravel" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3bf7b040-3451-0131-feef-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2009). Interview with Pech Tum Kravel Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3bf7b040-3451-0131-feef-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Pech Tum Kravel