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Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-22

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Title
Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-22
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Theay, Em (Interviewee)
Hun Pen (Interviewer)
Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)
Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Collection

Khmer Dance Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1278
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Dance -- Study and teaching
Dancers
Theay, Em -- 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.
Content: There are no subtitles from ca. 13 min. into the tape to the end.
Venue: Recorded 22 March 2008 National Museum, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Acquisition: Khmer Dance Project is a program created by Anne H. Bass in conjunction with the Center for Khmer Studies and the Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Language: Khmer, with English titles, credits, and subtitles.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (40 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Em Theay speaks about being evacuated from Phnom Penh under the Khmer Rouge; what happened to her children; her experiences working in rice fields and caring for children; and how she saved a book of traditional songs during this period. She talks about her work as a teacher since the Khmer Rouge era; what dances she has taught, her favorite dances; she discusses the comic (dwarf) role, and demonstrates songs.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19948478
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b1594a0-0821-0131-dde0-3c075448cc4b
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  • 2008: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-22" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d16da620-0380-0131-970b-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-22" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 30, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d16da620-0380-0131-970b-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-22 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d16da620-0380-0131-970b-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-22