News: Dancing Across Borders

Friday 29 July 2011

A new documentary film, showing in selected London cinemas until 15 August, about a young Cambodian folk dancer, Sokvannara “Sy” Sar, who was introduced to the competitive world of ballet by American philanthropist and arts patron Anne Bass. However, she soon found that her involvement in his career would be more than just getting him into the School of American Ballet, “Her subsequent role in Sy’s journey involved far more than signing a fistful of cheques. She began by making short home movies charting his progress to send back to his family.” Read the full article, Neil Norman, Evening Standard, 29 July.11

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