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Interview with Yit Sarin: Khmer dance project, 2009-12-27

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Title
Interview with Yit Sarin: Khmer dance project, 2009-12-27
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Yit Sarin (Interviewee)
Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)
Sea Vissal (Engineer)
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 1309
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Yit Sarin -- Interviews
Parti communiste du Kampuchea
Theater -- Cambodia
Masks -- Cambodia
Drama -- Study and teaching
Genres
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Filmed performances
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 27 December 2009 Wat Svay Andet, Kandal Province, 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) (43 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Former dancer and teacher Yit Sarin speaks about how he began studying Lokhon Khol theater; being invited to live at the Royal Palace as a child; dancing the white monkey role; starting to teach after the Khmer Rouge era; his students; and the origins of Lokhon Khol theater. Yit Sarin displays and speaks about masks from Lokhon Khol theater; he places masks on child students while offering prayers to the spirit of dance. Students of Wat Svay Andet demonstrate Lokhon Khol theater: monkey gestures, "Hanuman and his soldiers," giant gestures; "the army of monkeys," and "combat between monkeys and giants." Yit Sarin speaks to students about how to wear the masks.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972583
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): afb580f0-352a-0131-61dd-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Yit Sarin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2009. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/89e0fe70-3451-0131-aacb-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Yit Sarin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/89e0fe70-3451-0131-aacb-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2009). Interview with Yit Sarin Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/89e0fe70-3451-0131-aacb-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Yit Sarin