First They Killed My Father Community Screening

November 20, 2017 No Comments by Sovanna Pouv
December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Lowell High School Cyrus Irish Auditorium
50 Father Morissette Blvd
Lowell, MA 01852
Sovanna Pouv

The Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (CMAA) of Lowell, Inc. and partner organization are hosting a significant free community event – the film screening of the renowned book turned movie “First They Killed My Father” (FTKMF) which documents the real-life account of surviving siblings during the Khmer Rouge reign of terror, written and directed by Luong Ung and actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie. The film screening will take place on December 9, 2017 at the Lowell High School Auditorium from 2-5PM EST.

Following the film screening is a live panel discussion which includes, Sophy Theam (Moderator), a community organizer; Chrisna Khuon, youth community organizer; Thida Loeung, an educator and Rithy Panh, producer-“First They Killed My Father” and filmmaker. Followed by a post celebration event at Pailin City. Tickets for the screening and post celebration event can be purchased on EventBrite –

This event is made possible by the following partners: Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association, A-Line Marketing, Angkor Dance Troupe, Boston Asian American Film Festival, Cambodia Town, City of Lowell, Clemente Park Committee, KhmerPost USA, Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell Film Collaborative, Lowell High School Arts and Humanities, Lowell Southeast Asian Water Festival, Mental Health Association, Middlesex Community College, Pailin City Restaurant and UMASS Lowell.

In commencement to the December 9th “First They Killed My Father” film screening; our community
partners are hosting a series of film screenings worth attending – Click to Learn more!

We would like to thank the following sponsors:

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