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The Royal Cambodian Ballet : dancing for the gods

Author: Adrian Maben; Ballet royal (Cambodia),; Digital Classics (Firm),
Publisher: London : Digital Classics Distribution, 1997.
Series: Dance in video, volume 2
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : Khmer
Publication:Royal Cambodian Ballet: Dancing for the Gods
Summary:
Filmed in Cambodia, Dancing for the Gods looks at the renaissance of Khmer classical dance which was all but destroyed by Pol Pot. Only five teachers - the 'living dictionaries' of its complex movement vocabulary - escaped the killing fields. One survivor, Proeung Chhieng, and Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, a former star dancer, have been responsible for setting up a new school and Royal Ballet. The demanding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Filmed dance
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Maben; Ballet royal (Cambodia),; Digital Classics (Firm),
OCLC Number: 877952177
Language Note: This edition in Khmer.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Mar. 18, 2014).
Event notes: Filmed in Cambodia in 1997.
Description: 1 online resource (60 min.) : sound, color.
Series Title: Dance in video, volume 2
Other Titles: Dancing for the gods
Responsibility: RM Associates presents ; written and directed by Adrian Maben.

Abstract:

Filmed in Cambodia, Dancing for the Gods looks at the renaissance of Khmer classical dance which was all but destroyed by Pol Pot. Only five teachers - the 'living dictionaries' of its complex movement vocabulary - escaped the killing fields. One survivor, Proeung Chhieng, and Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, a former star dancer, have been responsible for setting up a new school and Royal Ballet. The demanding training of the dancers and the ancient traditions of their art are highlighted in this documentary.

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