PBS NewsHour

How gay male dancers are preserving a Cambodian tradition

Clip: 09/05/2019 | 3m 16s Video has closed captioning.

In 2015, artist Prumsodun Ok formed Cambodia’s first all-male and gay-identified Khmer dance company -- in his living room. Part of his mission was to support the revival of an art form all but destroyed by the reign of the Khmer Rouge. Ok told his dancers they would need to be brave in order to give voice to a marginalized community. He shares his brief but spectacular take on honoring tradition.

Aired: 09/05/19

Rating: NR

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