Interview with HRH Princess Norodom Buppha Devi: Khmer dance project, 2008-07-25Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
NamesPrum Mésa (Videographer)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Director)Norodom Buppha Devi, Princess of Cambodia (Interviewee)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Interviewer)Sea Vissal (Sound designer)Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Translator)Foelster, Jacqueline (Translator)Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Khmer Dance Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2008
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1264
TopicsDance -- CambodiaBallet -- CambodiaDance -- Study and teachingDancersNarottam, Pupphā Devī, Princess, 1943-2019 -- InterviewsBallet royal (Cambodia)Apsara (Choreographic work)Enao Bosseba (Choreographic work)Costume -- CambodiaBallet -- Costume
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, Jacqueline Foelster; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut.Venue: Recorded 25 July 2008 Lim Sylvain's home, 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.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionThe princess speaks about her family background; how she started dancing; her training; appearing in the 1961 film Bird of Paradise directed by Marcel Camus; the creation of the "Apsara" ballet; the costumes and headdresses for this ballet; cultural exchange between Thai and Khmer cultures in the past; her re-creation of the ballet "Enao Bosseba," which was originally created for a visit by Indonesian president Sukarno. The future of the Royal Ballet, the importance of its recognition by UNESCO.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972658Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a32362e0-352b-0131-9ad7-3c075448cc4b
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