Rebuilding the Temple: Cambodians in America

Rebuilding the Temple: Cambodians in America

Filmmakers: Lawrence Hott , Claudia Levin
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First documentary to examine Cambodian refugees' efforts to adjust to Western life aftern fleeing from their oppressive and violent government in the 1970's. Considers the significant role played by the Khmer-buddhist culture in this difficult process.

Other credits: Florentine Films
A film by Claudia Levin & Lawrence Hott
Narrated by Linda Hunt
Produced in Association with the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.
Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities
Reviews:
"An exquisitely crafted documentary that exposes us to the pleasure of seeing how another people lives."
--The Boston Globe