Interview with Hun Sarath: Khmer dance project, 2009-01-14Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
NamesPrum Mésa (Videographer)Nut, Suppya (Director)Hun Sarath (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)
Khmer Dance Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2009
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1306
TopicsDance -- CambodiaBallet -- CambodiaDance -- Study and teachingHun Sarath -- InterviewsEm TheayParti communiste du KampucheaCostume -- CambodiaBallet -- CostumeSinging
NotesFunding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.Date: Copyright date: 2012Biographical/historical: Funded by a grant from the Anne Hendricks Bass Foundation, the KDP began in 2008 when the Center for Khmer Studies partnered with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division to interview and film the three generations of artists - including dancers, musicians and singers, as well as embroiderers and dressers - who kept dance alive during and in the wake of the Khmer Rouge regime.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 14 January 2009 Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (16 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionSinger and teacher Hun Sarath speaks about her life during the Khmer Rouge period, describing the deaths of her husband, brother, and baby; and about returning to the arts after the fall of the Khmer Rouge. She discusses styles of singing; how many songs she knows; her teacher Em Theay; the manuscripts for ballets; learning to dress dancers; techniques of singing for classical songs; and her students.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972577Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae5e11b0-352a-0131-1e05-3c075448cc4b
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