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Title
Dance of tears
Names
Bloesch, Jean-Daniel (Producer)
Kennedy, Richard (Producer)
Khmer Classical Dance Troupe
Apsara Productions
National Council for the Traditional Arts
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1984
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7948
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1589 (former)
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Refugees -- Cambodia
Refugees -- Washington Metropolitan Area
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Notes
Produced by Aspara Productions in co-production with the National Council for the Traditional Arts & Swiss Broadcasting Corporation. Producers: Jean-Daniel Bloesch & Richard Kennedy. Written & directed by Jean-Daniel Bloesch. Narrated by Noriyuki Morita.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (91 min.) :sd., col.
Description
The story of the Khmer Classical Dance Troupe, a group of Cambodian dancers and musicians who are attempting to preserve their national dance tradition. The film documents the survival of this troupe from the nightmare of the Cambodian genocide, to the refugee camps in Thailand, to their subsequent immigration to the U.S. and their new home outside Washington, D.C. The group is seen rehearsing and performing segments from the Ramayana. Cassette 2 includes performance of a monkey dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887013464-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166024
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d4e3d1e0-8423-0135-e1fe-55dd5c222a96
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1984: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance of tears" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1bd47edb-fb33-4478-ac64-a17e498e6231

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance of tears" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1bd47edb-fb33-4478-ac64-a17e498e6231

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Dance of tears Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1bd47edb-fb33-4478-ac64-a17e498e6231

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance of tears