Free Preview Screening: New Year Baby
A refugee returns to Cambodia in search of the truth and why her family's history had been buried
Tuesday, June 3 @ 6:00PM
New Year Baby
Born in a Thai refugee camp on Cambodian New Year, filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In NEW YEAR BABY, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth and why her family's history had been buried in secrecy for so long.
Post-film discussion features guest panelists with expertise in the issues presented in the film.
ITVS Community Cinema Film Series
Hostelling International and Boston Cares, in collaboration with WGBH, are proud to bring this unique film series to Boston. Each month, Community Cinema screenings offer special sneak previews of films scheduled for upcoming broadcast on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. Community Cinema screenings also feature panel discussions with leading community-based organizations and special guest speakers, as well as information and resources designed to help people learn about and get involved in today's key social issues.
|Location:||Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley Square|
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|Directions:||700 Boylston Street, Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-536-5400 Directions: http://bpl.org/general/directions.htm By subway Green Line to Copley Station. Orange Line to Back Bay/South End Station. Walk down Dartmouth Street to Copley Square. By car Interstate 93 (from north or south) Take Storrow Drive exit. Take Copley Square exit off of Storrow Drive. The exit deadends at a signal light. The cross street is Beacon. Take a right on Beacon Street. While on Beacon Street, you will cross Berkeley, Clarendon, and Dartmouth Streets. The next street is Exeter. Take a left onto Exeter (it is a one-way street). While on Exeter, you will cross Marlborough Street, Commonwealth Avenue, and Newbury Street. The next cross street is Boylston. The Library is on the corner of Exeter and Boylston Streets. Mass Pike (Interstate 90) Come all the way into the city on the Mass Pike. Take the Copley Square exit (the sign will read: Prudential Center, Copley Square). The exit road will split, follow the Copley Square (right) lane. You will exit the tunnel onto Stuart Street. You will be on the right hand side of the street. Move to the lane furthest left. Take the left at the next light, Dartmouth Street (approximately 500 feet from the tunnel exit). The Library is on the left|
|The lecture hall is accessible.|