Chicago, IL - September 28th - The National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial (NCHM) and the Cambodian Association of Illinois (CAI) are proud to host its free film screening of the movie, First They Killed My Father, directed by Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie at the museum on Sunday, October 15th at 4 pm. The Netflix movie is based off of Loung Ung’s best-selling book about the author’s experience as a child survivor of the Cambodian Killing Fields that occurred from 1975 to 1979 which resulted in the murder of over 2 million Cambodians.
This free film screening will also feature a post-film panel discussion with members from the Cambodian community in Chicago that will share their experience in the aftermath of the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields. The film screening is open to the public, and will be at the museum located on 2831 W. Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625. Please visitwww.cambodianmuseum.org, or www.facebook.com/cambodianmuseum for more information.