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Surviving Bokator

Directed by Mark Bochsler

Documentary / Cambodia, Canada / Documentary / 97 mins / Central Khmer, English with English subtitles / Color / Digital / USA Premiere

Surviving Bokator

Lightbox Film Center
November 9, 2018 6:45 pm Buy Tickets

Description

Surviving Bokator is a powerful story about reclaiming cultural identity and building bridges between generations. Filmed over five years, the film is told through the struggle of an elder genocide survivor to resurrect the ancient Cambodian martial art of Bokator and preserve it in the nation’s youth. Through their journey, the film reaches the very core of the generational fracture happening in Cambodian communities around the world today—a fracture between genocide survivors determined to revive and maintain traditional ways and Cambodia’s youth looking to forge ahead.

Dates & Times

Surviving Bokator

Lightbox Film Center
November 9, 2018 6:45 pm Buy Tickets