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Interview with Proeung Chhieng: Khmer dance project, 2008-01-15

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Title
Interview with Proeung Chhieng: Khmer dance project, 2008-01-15
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Proeung Chhieng (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: 2008
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1304
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Dancers
Proeung Chhieng -- Interviews
Sisowath Kossomak, Queen of Cambodia
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971
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 15 January 2008 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 Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (40 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Proeung Chhieng speaks about his family background, how he became interested in dance and how he began studying. He discusses studying and performing the monkey role, and touring as a child dancer, including an anecdote about meeting Nikita Krushchev. He speaks about how he became a teacher. He discusses his relationship with Queen Sisowath Kossomak and her reactions to the political situation following the coup d'etat; his decision to leave the country during the civil war and his studies in China and North Korea. Finally, he speaks about returning to Cambodia and his work to rebuild the country.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972574
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad102b80-352a-0131-569f-3c075448cc4b
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  • 2008: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Proeung Chhieng" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/474a2870-3451-0131-3e0e-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Proeung Chhieng" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/474a2870-3451-0131-3e0e-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Interview with Proeung Chhieng Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/474a2870-3451-0131-3e0e-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Proeung Chhieng