Monday, February 11, 2008

Socheata Poeuv Podcast Now Available

Allen Bell (new Program Director for Contemporary Arts and New Initiatives) interviews Socheata Poeuv.

Socheata Poeuv has won multiple international cinema awards by the young age of 27. She recently made her filmmaking debut with New Year Baby, which won the highest human rights cinema award, the Amnesty International ‘Movies That Matter’ Award at its premiere in the 2006 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam. New Year Baby is also slated for national PBS broadcast on Independent Lens in May 2008.

The interview delves into Poeuv’s academic background, her new nonprofit, Khmer Legacies, her vision for the organization, and how it was all inspired by her work on the film New Year Baby. The podcast also explores how her relationship with her family has changed and grown through the process of making her film.

Download and Listen to the Podcast