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April 7, 2014

FREE screening of “Cambodian Son”

FREE screening of “Cambodian Son” at Everett

Wednesday, April 23rd at 6:00pm

“Cambodian Son” captures the inspirational story of Kosal Khiev’s journey from prisoner in America to world-class poet in Cambodia. The documentary follows Kosal’s life after receiving the most important performance invitation of his career—to represent the Kingdom of Cambodia at the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Kosal would travel to London having only taken two flights prior; first, as a 1-year-old refugee child whose family fled Cambodia, and then as a 32-year-old criminal “alien” forcibly returned to Cambodia in 2011. This documentary follows a volatile yet charming and talented young man who struggles to find his footing amongst a new freedom that was granted only through his deportation.

Everett Stage: 9 Duncan Ave Providence, RI 02906

Question & Answer period with director Masahiro Sugano will follow the screening.

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