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My Dance Children: កូនខ្ញុំ // FREE at MRT

A documentary that intertwines the past and present of Cambodian American dancers. This film pays homage to the legendary Chea Samy, the early 20th-century star of the royal troupe, known for portraying the goddess Moni Mekhala. Though she passed away in 1994, Chea Samy’s enduring legacy continues t

My Dance Children: កូនខ្ញុំ // FREE at MRT
My Dance Children: កូនខ្ញុំ // FREE at MRT

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Jul 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Lowell, 50 E Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852, USA

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My Dance Children: កូនខ្ញុំ

LINK TO REGISTER: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPCUwh3deNj2ltM1AA8fbFfzF3-dVFMehhH01ky2bZKSjsgg/viewform

Featuring:

 Phousita Huy Stephanie Seng Channa Sath Brianna Mai

JULY 18TH & 20TH // 6:00PM - 8:00PM

FILM SCREENING // PERFORMANCE // Q&A

MRT Liberty Hall // 50 E Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852

Step into the world of My Dance Children: កូនខ្ញុំ

A documentary that intertwines the past and present of Cambodian American dancers. This film pays homage to the legendary Chea Samy, the early 20th-century star of the royal troupe, known for portraying the goddess Moni Mekhala. Though she passed away in 1994, Chea Samy’s enduring legacy continues to inspire and shape Phousita Huy's and her students' artistic journeys.

Dedicated to Chea Samy's memory, this documentary follows the compelling stories of Cambodian American dancers Channa Sath, Stephanie Seng, and Brianna Mai. Watch as they navigate their roles as cultural bearers, deeply embedded in their rich Cambodian dance heritage. Their personal and professional lives are intricately woven with their relationship with Neakru Phousita Huy, reflecting a profound connection to their artistic roots.

Join us for an unforgettable journey through tradition, heritage, and artistic evolution, as these Cambodian American dancers confront and embrace their responsibilities, bringing the ancient art of Cambodian dance into the 21st century.

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  • My Dance Children: កូនខ្ញុំ

    Featuring: Phousita Huy Stephanie Seng Channa Sath Brianna Mai JULY 18TH & 20TH // 6:00PM - 8:00PM FILM SCREENING // PERFORMANCE // Q&A MRT Liberty Hall // 50 E Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852 Step into the world of My Dance Children: កូនខ្ញុំ A documentary that intertwines the past and present of Cambodian American dancers. This film pays homage to the legendary Chea Samy, the early 20th-century star of the royal troupe, known for portraying the goddess Moni Mekhala. Though she passed away

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