Dear Meta House Friends!
THUR, 02/07, 6 PM we celebrate the EXHIBITION OPENING of "GLOBAL HYBRID".
contemporary artists Ouer Sokuntevy, Chhan Nawath, Riem Em, Leang Seckon,
Sopheap, Kong Vollak, Meas Sokorn meet counterparts from the diaspora (Tom
Sayon Syprasoeuth, Ratha Hanh) as well as US based artists Stephane Janin
and Denise Scott. They explore, from their own point of view, how to
GLOBAL HYBRID position beyond two cultures in this group show. The
curated by Denise Scott and Lydia Parusol.
Pls. have a look or come around for the following DOUBLE screenings this
* FRI 03/07, 7 PM
KEEP SEARCHING FOR THE TRUTH: DEATH, REBIRTH & RETURN
Screened only at Meta House: KAMPUCHEA: DEATH & REBIRTH (1979, 90 min) is
doc film after the Khmer Rouge. OUT OF THE POISON TREE (2007, 56 min) by Beth
Pielert follows the return of an American survivor of the genocide. The
features the music of Khmer-American rapper praCh.
* SAT, 04/07, 7 PM
CAMBODIAN DREAMS: LEAVING THE CAMPS FOR A BETTER FUTURE
THE CHILDEN OF KROUSAR THMEY by Marcus d'Arcy follows 32 orphans in
Site 2 and their return to Cambodia. (54 min, 1993). Stanley Harper's
DREAMS (2007, 85 min) chronicles parallel lives of a Khmer family – half
went to Thailand, while the other half stayed in their home village in
filmmaker will be present at the screening and hold a Q&A.
SUN, 05/07, 7 PM
FROM THE UNITED STATES TO CAMBODIA: TWO WORLDS OF WAR
Sheldon Renan's KILLING OF AMERICA (1983, 90 min) is a stunning eye-witness
experience of the growth of violence in the US. STRAIGHT REFUGEEZ (2005,
75 min) by
Ian White pictures so-called "returnees" – former American convicts and
lives in Phnom Penh.
Street 264, #6 – Sangkat Chaktomuk, Khan Daun Penh,
Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
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