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Cambodian Masterpiece “Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan” Integrates Art and Experiential Digital Design
Smithsonian Museum of Asian Art. Revealing Krishna: Journey to Cambodia’s Sacred Mountain” will transport visitors to a sacred mountain in the floodplains of southern Cambodia through art, immersive video installations and interactive design. https://www.si.edu/newsdesk/releases/groundbreaking-exhibition-newly-restored-cambodian-masterpiece-krishna-lifting
A Birthday Wrapped in Cambodian History
Cleveland – TODAY is my birthday. April 17 is what’s on my driver’s license and other documents. But I don’t know for sure, and probably never will. All I know is that I was born in Cambodia, sometime during 1970. https://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/17/opinion/a-birthday-wrapped-in-cambodian-history.html A Birthday Wrapped in Cambodian History.
FTKMF Movie turns 5….
FTKMF Movie turns five this month. Has it already been five years when Netflix released the film on September 15, 2017? Yes, time flies. Thankfully, good friends, family, and intentions remain. My deepest gratitude to all the people-over 20,000 souls-who helped turn FTKMF from a dream into reality. Thank you. AWKOON. Peace to you all. Read More
Anti-Asian hate could get me killed, something I never worried about until Atlanta killings
As Asian Americans, we all have our own experiences with racism, sexism, fetishism and xenophobia. But the Atlanta-area attacks feel different. Loung Ung – Opinion Contributor USATODAY
Khmer Rouge survivors react to First They Killed My Father
Three years ago on this exact date, February 18, 2017, ‘First They Killed My Father ‘premiered in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Over 2000 Khmers came out to watch the film, which was shown on a gigantic outdoor screen in the middle of Angkor Wat. I was so moved to have worked with so many talented Khmers, Read More
160 Nations Ban These Weapons. The U.S. Now Embraces Them.
Cold War weapons like cluster munitions and antipersonnel mines again are approved for use, but the Pentagon seems to lack a coherent strategy for them.
Girl Rising | Cambodia Chapter
Alicia Keys, Girl Rising, Sokha Chen
Girl Rising: Cambodia Chapter. Written by Loung Ung and voiced by Alicia Keys, Sokha’s chapter is one of nine remarkable stories from the Girl Rising film. Sokha was a Cambodian child of the dump; orphaned and forced to pick through garbage to survive. But, through a series of miracles, Sokha finds her way to school Read More