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Interviews with Ros Kong [and] student rehearsal footage: Khmer dance project, 2008-03-23, 2009-03-29, 2009-12-23

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Title
Interviews with Ros Kong [and] student rehearsal footage: Khmer dance project, 2008-03-23, 2009-03-29, 2009-12-23
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Ros Kong (Interviewee)
Hun Pen (Interviewer)
Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)
Sea Vissal (Sound designer)
Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)
Nut, Suppya (Editor of a moving image work)
Nut, Suppya (Translator)
Foelster, Jacqueline (Translator)
Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Collection

Khmer Dance Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008 - 2009
Table of Contents
Interview with Ros Kong, 2008-03-23 (33 min) -- no footage (28 min) -- Students rehearsing dance gestures, Ros Kong correcting students (10 min) -- Interview with Ros Kong, 2009-12-23 (13 min) -- Interview with Ros Kong, 2009-03-24 (15 min) -- Interview with Ros Kong continued, 2009-12-23 (25 min) -- Students rehearsing stretches (3 min)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1282
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Dance -- Study and teaching
Dancers
Ros Kong -- Interviews
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Funding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.
Date: Copyright date: 2012
Biographical/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, Jacqueline Foelster; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut.
Venue: Recorded 23 March 2009, 24 March, 23 December 2009 National Museum, 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) (130 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Subtitles only on the first interview.
Description
Ros Kong speaks about how she started dancing, her training in the male role; the aunt who raised her as a child; her experience under the Khmer Rouge, and why she hid the fact that she was an artist; returning to Phnom Penh after the Khmer Rouge era and becoming a teacher; her children; countries she has visited. She discusses serving the Queen at the Royal Palace; the process by which ballets were created; the short and long forms of basic dance gestures; the manuscripts that existed for ballets, and how they were lost.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19952567
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a32676c0-352b-0131-8219-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2008: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interviews with Ros Kong [and] student rehearsal footage" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008 - 2009. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/af0bf9b0-343a-0131-44ce-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interviews with Ros Kong [and] student rehearsal footage" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/af0bf9b0-343a-0131-44ce-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008 - 2009). Interviews with Ros Kong [and] student rehearsal footage Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/af0bf9b0-343a-0131-44ce-3c075448cc4b

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Interviews with Ros Kong [and] student rehearsal footage